Sunday, May 23, 2010
As a child, I would climb the lilac that had grown wild beside my parents garage. We lived on a farm as you know and my mother was an amazing gardener. We had more flowers and plants than anyone else I knew for many years! (Flower gardens not being high on the priority list for rural Canada when I was young.)
I would climb the old shrub and feel on top of the world! It grew way higher than the roof and I recall it was very big.
Of course being small myself at the time, it seemed I was climbing to the land of Jack's giants and even to this day I can remember how smart and strong I felt while scaling those limbs.
I would scooch over onto the asphalt shingle roof of the garage and sit out there for hours watching traffic going up and down the dirt road. I was positive I was invisible, but of course I know now that I was not.
How funny the thoughts of a child?
I was a lucky girl! My folks never said Boo about me climbing that tree. It was my secret garden and they were smart enough to let me have it!
Did you have a secret spot too?
All of these photos were again shot and loaded directly from my Nikon P90 and then posted without alteration of any kind.