Be like a child, dive in

I started reading through an old journal today, and it reminded me of this early post of mine. I hope you will enjoy it.

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smiling in the rain

Life and Random Thinking

According to my memory, there was never (as a child) a lake that was too cold to run into, usually with gusto, about 10 steps, and then a horizontal dive under the cool cool water.   The decision as a child was whether I wanted to go swimming, if I did, then I went.

Be like a child and dive in. As an adult now I consider too much, I analyze, I plan ahead, and even sometimes when I plunge headlong in to what I do, I am turning around and leaving much to soon to even fully enjoy the experience.

Two years ago I went with my son to Jewel lake, I had a fantastic time and I shared pictures here on my blog.  It was sweet solitude, and literally the calls of the loon from dawn to dusk; I never tired of that song.

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About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.
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4 Responses to Be like a child, dive in

  1. Hi. Right, taking the plunge now and then in life is a good way to live. It adds a lot.


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