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Jump for Joy!

“It's possible to forget how alive we really are. We can become dry and tired, just existing, instead of really living. We need to remind ourselves of the juice of life, and make that a habit. Find those places inside that jump for joy, and do things.”


For our Foto Friday challenge with the theme "jump." This was a good one for me because it was straightforward, and it was fun (minus the mosquitoes). I've been feeling burned out and bored, restless and overwhelmed lately (Project 365 is suddenly boring, my house is a mess and my projects are always unfinished AND I'm tired), and this was a good exercise in getting back to the good stuff. Admittedly, I haven't quite achieved a jumping for joy elation that stays, but it's a step in the right direction, and it was really enjoyable to drive around all by myself in the country and watch the sun set. (Summer, summer, summer; I love summer.) Next time, however, I will be sure to bring the bug spray. :)

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Taken on June 22, 2011