November came and the days turned dark and cold
The wind blew, and the chill in my bones was palpable.
The earth became quiet as it prepared to hibernate from the outer world,
and my heart slowed down a few beats to begin hibernating itself.
Thoughts turned to moving south as they always do this time of year
but somehow I just never seem to make it happen.
I listened to the furnace run and waited for the room to warm,
for my fire to glow again with Spring.
Gratefulness and love for all the help, messages, phone calls, snail mail cards, food, and patience and kindness I have been shown along this path. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel, and all I can feel is relief and thankfulness for all the silver linings cancer has presented.
And to those of you who are my immediate and daily support system…. Wow, just wow for your commitment to me, and for helping me keep my sense of humor!!
I did a little guest blog over with the amazingly creative and fearless women on “Fearless Lines ~ Journey of Inked Stories” today. Honored to be part of the inked sisterhood!
A beautiful weekend to all of my fearless friends!
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I hope you’re enjoying this gorgeous fall day here in the Northeast but for a moment, I want to take you back to a Maine beach when summer was in full swing!
A few years back, I met these children when the younger two were in 1st grade. I have always thought they were all just beautiful and the sweetest siblings. I’ve wanted to photograph them since then. This summer I had the opportunity when their family came from the mountains of Vermont to the coast of Maine for their summer vacation at the Beach. I hadn’t seen them for several years and didn’t even know if they would remember me.
They were all just as loving to each other as I remembered, and I thoroughly enjoyed my time with them, and their parents. Thank you, Berard family, for allowing me to share a little bit of your Maine summer memory-making with you!
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Have a lovely rest of your Sunday friends! I’m heading out into the Maine sunshine to grab some Vitamin D!
All images © Nanette Faye Photography 2014
“No man is an island,’ said John Donne. I feel we are all islands — in a common sea.”
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea
We all have our own struggles…you, me and that beautiful, impeccably-dressed person you saw in the coffee shop this morning. But friends can help. So many of us can’t reach out to them. For years and years, this was very difficult for me, as well. Too proud as I was the one who offered support, who was the strong one, the rock people could depend and rely on. And then something broke open, and I realized to have true relationships with true depth, I had to share of myself and be vulnerable. Sometimes its the hardest thing in the world to do, and sometimes its the most important.
These past few weeks I have asked for a lot of help and accepted it. Thank you, dear friends.
I’d love to connect with you on social media.
“Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night; and thus he would never know the rhythms that are at the heart of life.”
Just in time to enjoy the glorious colors of our Maine fall season, I am able to pick up my Canon girl again this weekend.
Happy Days! Enjoy all!