Friday, August 3, 2012

Now you See It, Now You Don't


Last week someone constructed this Inuksuk (click) atop this abandoned pier support.
They did it during low tide when access was easier. Sophie had fun swimming around this looking for Mr.Orangie!


The next day we were at the Park again, and it was gone.


and me being just little ole me immediately saw the 'lesson' in this..........

the impermanence in life.





28 comments:

  1. Unless something is fastened firmly, it might just vanish.Who would go out at low tide and take it away, or did the high tide take it for a memento of its visit? Lovely colours in the second photo, and the shades in the first one so suit the cairn on the top. Cheers, Jean.

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    1. I think the 'elements' were responsible as they are for everything.

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  2. Stop freaking me out! I'm at the beach today. If I drowned today, I'm coming back to haunt you for jinxing me!
    m.

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    1. Now, what better reason Mark to get the kids enrolled in 'life-saving' courses ASAP!!

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  3. Wow. Did you notice how much that Inuksuk looked like Mark of Our Simple Lives???

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    1. LOL! There ya go! One for you Mitch!!

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  4. the nerve...love those two little glimmers in the first picture

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    1. Thanks CC12! Those two 'glimmers' were not edited-in either....it was the sun glittering on the water....and I wanted, and did, capture it.

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  5. ... and how important it is to capture the moment with your camera. :)

    Thanks for sharing at Rural Thursdays this week, Jim. xo

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    1. My pleasure Nancy!
      And don't you just LOVE those 'moments' we take.

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  6. Yes, all flesh is grass, as they say.

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    1. I've never heard that one Debra.....a 'prairie' saying, maybe?

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  7. It's good that you got a shot of it before it disappeared.

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    1. It was Pat. That support has been there for a while now and it was the first Inuksuk I've seen on top of it.

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  8. I don't think a person fully appreciates life until they make that discovery, Jim.

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    1. Isn't that true, Sharon. Somewhere along the 'way' we all come across this realization and how we react to this fact 'sets' the rest of our life.

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  9. A good reminder to stop worrying about nonsense and enjoy life before high tide comes in!

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    1. You could have your own 'quote of the week', Martha!

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    2. Love it! I'm still collecting rocks for my own Inuksuk. They have to come from the ranch, and they have to be just right, lol! I have a little pile so far.

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    3. Yeah! Good for you Terry! I know how rocks are so hard to find where you live!
      Here is just the opposite....trying to dig a hole for a post is almost impossible.

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  10. I really liked this post. Thank you.

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  11. I never knew what an inukshuk was until you told me. What is the history behind them?

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    1. The link I provided will give you a better idea of their history than I Annie, so click the link......

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  12. Mother Nature is supreme-- my guess is that she took it away with the tide---- life is fragile- the older I get- the more I understand that.
    Vicki

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    1. Funny how 'age' will do that to us, eh Vicki?

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