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[at-l] Hummingbird in Lousiana
Last night we slept on the banks of the Mississippi River. We were "special
invited guests" at a large "camp-out" on a beautiful old Southern
plantation. Surrounded by 110 historical acres of the most incredible trees
and flora, my husband serenaded a small group around a campfire. We ate
marinated steaks, cheeses, wines and assorted goodies. Other than an
occasional barge pushing it's load, there was no sound for miles around. I
hung up my hammock between two old tangled trees as the wind rocked me to
sleep. The sound of a lone bird woke me this morning. Then another chimed
in until they became a chorus. I realized that I had slept the entire night
through. I cannot remember when that had happened last. Total peace.
It is amazing how nature can a person out of the madhouse of life and
refresh the soul. For a short time, there are no problems, no worries. I
need to remember these moments....to refresh myself with the breezes and
chirps as the memories caress me and bring me back to those feelings.
I need to remind myself that there is no yesterday, no tomorrow. There is
only today. If I can only stay here....in today...I will be okay. Please
remind me when I forget, when I start to complicate my life again. All I
need to do is go and take a hike, hang up my hammock and breath some fresh
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