Sometimes when you go to Napa for your buddy's birthday you may be the one who is surprised!
I never ever imagined that we would end up at a monastery... or that it would be the COOLEST place I ever seen in Napa... talk about inspiring, check these out!
I also wouldn't have guessed that Ali and I would end up taking the SAME pictures!
|JC by Jul|
|JC by Ali|
Ok, so they're not eXaCtLy the same, but darn close!
|Frogs that chirp!|
I also would not have anticipated hearing frogs that sound like a bird!
I have no idea what that was, but the frogs were leaping out of the water and I SWEAR they were chirping!
Such a trip!
|Monastery - Hillside view|
|The Lady is definitely in the Pink|
Back in our East Bay dream land The People and I enjoyed a gorgeous walk in the misty clouds
|Delicate and Fragile omen of the future|
|My field fairy, Queen Protector|
|Those Eyes mean business|
And off to another monastery...
This time the Buddhist Temple and in the rain its just that much more of a gift
|Quan Yin and all that's GREEN|
|Fu Dog a keeper of the gate|
There is definitely something that stirs in the soul this time of year... rebirth, renewing, growth and the cycle of life its all happening and its all happening, now. With everything that's happening in the world right now, our Spirits are absolutely on notice. Its a challenge to keep focused, stay positive and be BRAVE, but we are prepared to do what it takes. As one of my girlfriends would say "Its ON"
Now go CRAFT something!