Recently Jill Fisch posted this on her Facebook page:
|Jill Fisch's new blog: I Notice, I Wonder|
For me, summer hasn't been slow. It's been busy. Though I've been out of school since the beginning of June, it wasn't until July 16th, that my professional work took a bit of a break. Every week since school ended I've been involved in meetings, professional development sessions, completing work related to school, and catching up on professional reading. Now, granted, the schedule has been a bit more slowed, but it's still been full of professional work. Finally on July 16th, I decided I was able to find the time for a two week break (sort of).
In one of those paused moments in the last few days, Jill's post caught my attention as I read …. "to recapture that relaxed, slow feeling of summer in the middle of the school year." On her new blog, she is sharing pictures of little moments in life she is able to enjoy in the summer because she takes the time to slow down to notice and wonder. Just reading her post made me slow down a bit and take a nice deep breath. It reminded me to slow down a bit in these next few days to take time to notice and wonder.
As I looked through my photos, I realized that even in the busyness of obligations, I was able to find little moments to slow down and savor summer. In the coming days I plan to do much more of this, but I hope to remember that it is possible, even when I'm busy with school, to find moments to slow down to savor.
I've been wanting to play with Animoto so here are few of the moments I've savored in recent summer days. Thanks, Jill, for the inspiration - and new lens.