My diagnosis with Parkinson's Disease in September 2009 at age 80 gave my life a new focus and challenge. Finding ways to meet this challenge helped make 2010 the best year of my life. I hope this blog will be a place where I can connect with others who also are dealing with aging and its afflictions and attractions so that we can share our "experience, strength and hope."
December 6, 2011
A Delightful Surprise on the "Road Less Traveled"
Last Saturday, another spectacular and mild late autumn day, I strolled around the neighborhood. I had taken this particular "detour" before, but not when the leaves were gone. So, imagine my surprise when I saw THIS:
I stepped closer, and the view was even more intriguing:
And the fun was just beginning....
"What was going on here?" I wondered:
A recent visitor had added some fresh flowers:
I particularly liked these pieces of the puzzle:
Off to the side, I found another sculpture:
I must come back here some night when the moon is full, so I can catch the spirits in action, dancing and performing their special rituals.
I'd have thought -- after 55 years of living in the Palisades -- that the neighborhood couldn't hold any more surprises for me. Wrong!