The Gift of an (Extra)Ordinary Morning

The frosty nights we’ve been having recently remind me of this post, even though written during a different season and year…

The Beauty Along the Road

Blue shadows ruled as we got on the road just before sunrise.

Alles war in blaue Schatten getaucht als wir uns kurz vor Sonnenaufgang auf die Fahrt machten.

early morning on the road

There was a destination, but many temptations along the road to stop for. Frost-kissed grasses and cold trees seemed eager for the sun’s warm touch.

Es gab einen Bestimmungsort, aber viele Versuchungen an der Landstraße entlang. Von Frost geküsste Gräser und kalte Bäume warten auf die warme Berührung der Sonne.

tree and frost

The world before sunlight, underfoot

Die Welt vor dem Sonnenlicht, unter unseren Füßen

frost on grasses

The world touched by sunlight, overhead:

Die Welt vom Sonnenlicht berührt, über uns:

seed heads dangling

Gatherings of hyperactive red-winged blackbirds, lethargic geese and curious sheep.

Versammlungen von überaktiven rot-geflügelten Amseln, lethargischen Gänsen und neugierigen Schafen.

The valley was awakening. We had to hurry or it would be too late.

Das Tal erwachte. Wir mussten eilen, oder es würde bald zu spät…

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4 Responses to The Gift of an (Extra)Ordinary Morning

  1. Pat col..... says:

    Enjoyed. Wish longer.

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  2. Wunderschoene deutsche Worte, manche sind mir inzwischen abhanden gekommen. Einfach alles so poetisch.

    Like

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