Neil (nt) wrote,

I find myself thinking about vacations. Lenny Kravitz's Fly Away is playing in my mind. I'm not overworked, and it is little more than two month's since I got back from my last vacation, but I feel the need for a change of scenery. Even a nice walk in a local park would do, but it is still a bit cold for that. I guess I have the winter blahs. Oh well, in another two weeks spring officially begins.

One place I would like to visit again is the Paint Pots in Banff. These are mineral springs that have different colored muds -- the Indians used them for painting their faces and teepees. When we were there, it was incredibly quiet and peaceful. We sat for a while, just absorbing the magical atmosphere. I often think back to that day. It's less than a two hour drive from here, so I really should make a point of going back.

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