Little Farm Of Calm

I love those photographs that portray one thing and actually the experience is quite different.  Here is Brent, calmly resting after a huge day on the sun lounge.  I can count on one finger how many times Brent has rested on the outdoor lounge.  I happened to catch time number two.  Truth be told, we’ve only ever owned a lounge for the sun three weeks ago.
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He looks so peaceful.  You must deduce the smells and noises that he hears laying there.  Resting.  It’s been a big day.

What you don’t see is this.

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Zelie singing and playing just there.  Nonstop.  Thankfully, she’s not singing a song from Frozen.  She jumps and dances to her own tune.

… and the dogs.  Always there.  Wanting a pat and a cuddle.  They were off chasing the “radish” when I snapped the calm lounge.  Soon returning for approval and affection.

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You can’t hear the other three playing a video game.  Trash talking and screaming because someone killed them or their chickens.

He did have a small rest, our farmer, but it wasn’t silent or calm.

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5 thoughts on “Little Farm Of Calm

  1. garybuie01 April 21, 2015 / 6:28 pm

    ‘Rest’ is not a word which combines well with children and/or animals! As for ‘Frozen’, we headed south to visit family some weeks ago and yes, by the end of the week we’d had quite enough of that particular sound track I can tell you!
    Christine

    • Jean Curtis April 21, 2015 / 6:37 pm

      Totally! On our drive back from Bordeaux, I heard more than three versions of ” Let It go .”

      Surely there is some kind end to this song?!

  2. Gladys April 21, 2015 / 8:25 pm

    Loved the story. I shared with Mom and she said, “hope he gets more rest and the dogs stop bothering him.hugs

    • Jean Curtis April 22, 2015 / 11:49 am

      Thanks, big sis. I write the blog for her.

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