Spring, in the land of the long white cloud.

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Spring, in the land of the long white cloud.

There was a smidge of blue sky peeking from behind the clouds so, Alex and I headed to my favourite North Shore Beach, Castor Bay. Though we weren’t as brave as these kids who were in the water, boogie boards and all, we had a great time sitting on our towels, listening to the waves. Kids really don’t care when it comes to getting in the water do they? Rain, hail, shine or even slightly cloudy it seems. ☺

Feel Good

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Feel Good

Research conducted at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, found the presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, heightens feelings of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive way. “What’s exciting about this study is that it challenges established scientific beliefs about how people can manage their day-to-day moods in a healthy and natural way,” said Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Rutgers. And here I thought they just looked pretty.

Psychedelic Seagull

Psychedelic Seagull

It’s raining pretty hard today so, I’m going to do a Pump / CXWORX class combo instead of a run at lunchtime. But, while I’m dreaming of running, this pic was taken on one I did earlier in the week. A new filter on my camera turned the sky and water psychedelic. It’s out there but, I like it.