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I watched this line for a good half an hour yesterday.  If someone had asked me to spend half this time doing it, I would ask for money for the "pain"... or more honestly - I would have said I'm too busy.  Now that I've done it, and  thoroughly enjoyed it, I would pay to have the same simple pleasure again. Different birds were landing and taking off, disappearing into the blue sky, or the tree nearby.

Life can be very simple...  We just forget to keep it that way.

Reader Comments (17)

:) can totally relate to your thought and experience! 'what is life full of care, if we dont have time to stand and stare'!! :)

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered Commenteronlooker

You hav a very lovely n picturesque blog, Bu Yousef....and I second you n wat Onlooker said.

Wat is the point in living ones life, in this busy hectic era, if we dont stop, stare n enjoy, the simple things tat it has to give us.

Keep up the good work, sir.....n not only tat....keep clicking away.

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJonyboy

Oh btw.....I stumbled on ur blog by chance....and I'm loving every bit of it.
Keep up the good work.

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJonyboy

-- onlooker
Thank you. I like that poem. I think I first heard it in "Four Weddings and a Funeral"?

-- Jonyboy
Thank you for taking out the time to read and comment. Appreciate it very much. Please keep visiting. Do you write? If you do, your blog address didn't come up...

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

Ur Estrogen level is up ;-)

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAdrenaline

It's a very beautiful photograph. Although I wish pictures were available in higher resolution :(

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAbid

Lovely picture, sometimes its good to forget all your troubles and just enjoy the simple beauty around us, especially in this rough time.

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMathai

"Life can be very simple… We just forget to keep it that way"
wise words..should print them on a t-shirt!

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersadia

Thanks for the comments, Bu Yousef....and no I do not write nor do I hav a blog.....tats basically bcoz, I aint a good writer, but most importantly, I wudn't know wat to write.


January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJonyboy

-- Adrenaline
LOL. You're probably right. All that football took it out of me :) Time to watch more sport to get the balance up again...

-- Abid
Thank you :)
I try to "control" what goes on this blog. My rule is one photograph per post (sometimes I break this rule) and I only offer a larger image if the photograph comes out nice - or if a detailed look is required. The last example is the one of Sandy our dog.

-- Mathai
Thank you. You're right.

-- sadia
Thanks :) LOL @ T-Shirt

-- Jonyboy
I can't write to save my life. You have to find your passion, in my case photography, and the words will suddenly start to come. This blog pushes me to keep looking for opportunities.

Thanks for visiting. Please keep coming back.

January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

the poem just popped up suddenly, out of my memory, memories of primary school recitation! :)
googled and found out it is 'Leisure' by WH Davies, the poem. the movie not sure, mebe notting hill?!

January 19, 2009 | Unregistered Commenteronlooker

Thanks onlooker.

January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

great words and nice post!

January 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAmu

Thanks Amu.

January 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef


January 22, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMAITHAM

Shukran "bro" :)

January 23, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

Seeking your prayer for someone in real need of it.


January 23, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterserendipity hopeful

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