Friday, August 28, 2015

We Love Lucy

The last week of August.  Where did the summer go?  It has been a beautiful week here in the mountains.  The trees have taken on a dullness that precedes the coloring of the leaves.  And here and there is a branch that has already begun to turn.  Nights are cooler and the katydid chorus has fewer voices.

Our Lucy loves her early morning runs in a nearby park.  This is her favorite weather.

She sprints like a puppy when we begin our walk in the park, running Golden zoomies around us.

 She slows to a trot but doesn't stop running.

 She stops only when we make her sit to rest a while.
She ponders the mysteries of Lake Atagahi.
She does not jump in.

 We are almost back to the car and still she is running, a bit more slowly by still smiling.

 She jumps in her place, waiting for her staff to chauffeur her home.

Today's quote comes from Plato.  Appropriate for today although the words were spoken three hundred years BC:

"There will be no end to the troubles of states or of humanity itself 'til the philosophers become kings in this world or 'til those we call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands."




NanaNor's said...

What a beauty she is; looks so young running! Today started out cool and then the wind picked up-sure feels like fall. Just wish we had some brilliant reds,purples and oranges here. Have a fantastic weekend.
Hugs, Noreen

Carolina Linthead said...

I love Lucy! Oh, to live life with so much abandon! Hugs.

Ms. A said...

She looks like a happy, happy girl!

robin andrea said...

Always love seeing Lucy running with such glee. She is such a happy girl!

Arkansas Patti said...

Boy does she have you trained. She looks so joyful running. Ah to run like that again. I am envious.

Lowcarb team member said...

What lovely photo's of Lucy ... so happy.
I just love the one where she is waiting to be chauffeured home.

I hope you are having a pleasant Sunday.

All the best Jan

NCmountainwoman said...

Thanks for your comments, everyone.

The Bug said...

Joy personified - er, dogified? :)