Off The Beaten Path

This was one of my favorite shots I took at my recent outing to the botanical gardens. If you step off the paved pathways, sometimes, you find a special place to take in the beauty of life.

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I like to think that that bench there indicates that I wasn’t really breaking the rules by stepping away from the walkway. I mean, why put a bench someplace where people aren’t allowed to go, right? That just seems silly. So, I made sure to put that bench to good use and sit and enjoy the water and peacefulness, snapping a picture before I left.

Gives me a little visual anytime I need a “Take Me Away” moment…

Now, who’s up for a weekend hike in the woods?? Open-mouthed smile

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