Skywatch Friday – Back to the Trails

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Wednesday night I went for a little run on Turkey Mountain for the first time in months. With all the rains and storms we have had and life in general, I just haven’t made it for a long time. Today was glorious though, cool and dry and as you can see the skies were spectacular.

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I love those big fluffy clouds. We have not had them for a long time.

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See that grass, I am not crouching down in the grass I am standing up. We have had lots of rain and the ground is still soaked. At home I haven’t even taken the winterization off our sprinkler system.

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The trails were nice, especially this dappled section.

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There is usually not much color this time of year but I saw a little bit on my outing. This pink bloom for one.

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And this yellow flower.

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And even a random leaf on the trail had some color to it.

I walked/ran about three miles and I loved it. I had forgotten how relaxing and meditative being out in the woods can be.

What about you? What do you do to relax?

I am linking with Skywatch Friday.

19 thoughts on “Skywatch Friday – Back to the Trails

  1. Eileen Wise

    Hello,

    A walk in the woods in relaxing and peaceful. Your sky captures are beautiful. I love the puffy white clouds.
    The honeysuckle is pretty. Thanks for hosting. Enjoy your day, have a happy weekend ahead!

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  2. A ShutterBug Explores

    Beautiful sky and cloud shots ~ and wonderful nature photos too!

    weather has been similar here ~ not seen many skies like these beauties ~ ^_^

    Happy Day to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  3. soma @ whimsandfancies.com

    Looks like you had a fantastic time! Beautiful sky and lovely photos. I love walking in the woods, definitely one of my favourite ways to relax and energise at the same time. The dappled sections are my favourite as well.

    -Soma

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  4. JM Illinois U.S.A.

    I love that trail you can walk or run on. Lucky to have color this time of year. Chicagoland area has had a lot of rain but finally the sun came out. Tulips are over. Roses and Peonies are blooming now. Spring is a lovely time of year.

    I head for Lake Michigan. I can breathe, think better and find my inner calm.

    Have a wonderful Father’s Day! (Appreciate that you host SKYWATCH.

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  5. Joyful

    Those are very beautiful sky shots. The colour is superb. To relax I read but I also love a walk on forest trail. I don’t get to the forest that much but I love it.

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