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Friday, April 15, 2011

April's A - Z Challenge: The Letter "N" is for Naked in Nature

 Source: Doug

McCreadie Hot Springs, Oakridge OR, Kathy Matthews 2009

 McCreadie Hot Springs, Oakridge OR, Kathy Matthews 2009

 McCreadie Hot Springs, Oakridge OR, Kathy Matthews 2009

Myrtle and Ed

Sitting under the umbrella 
In hot pools and sunshine,
Playing the age-old game of
You show me yours, and I'll show you mine ...

Appreciating that soaking in hot springs
Was the ultimate fine;
Wishing they'd begun it long ago,
If they'd only had the time.

Their wrinkles and sags
Mattered to them not one bit;
They were old, they were brave;
And they didn't give a sh**!

K. Matthews, 2011

Today is the fourteenth day of the A - Z Challenge, which is hosted by  Arlee Bird's: Tossing It Out.   Several of my blogging friends are participating, and this year there are over 1,200 participants. We post everyday, except for Sundays, and work our way through the alphabet. I am posting past photos that I have taken, and am linking them up to the posts where the photos originated from too. When you are all done here at Oregon Gifts,  please click here to visit the other bloggers who are participating in this challenge. 

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Arkansas Patti said...

Well that gave me the giggles. Just delightful, both the pictures and the poem. Love it.

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Ha! Thanks, Patti, I knew you would like it. It is my first poem ever, lol.

Lynn said...

That was really cute and some nice photos, as always.

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Thank you, Lynn ... a silly little ditty, but it was fun.

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

LOL Your last line made me cackle out loud. Great poem! Hehehe...

The pics are wonderful. You just keep getting better and better.

Ellie said...

Hehehe. Your poem is brilliant! We should all have that attitude!

Ellie Garratt

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Lisa and Ellie ... glad it made you laugh too. I made it up and I've been cracking up all day long.

No Copying!


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