Jim and I are suffused with oxytocin, having just returned from visiting grand babies (7 years and 4 months) in Eugene, Oregon. Interesting to note that along with increasing social bonding, oxytocin is able to make your bones melt. That’s how I felt holding the newest addition to the pack.
Before visiting Eugene we stopped in Portland and toured the Japanese Gardens just a few minutes from downtown. Oh my. The fall colors are long gone in Wisconsin, which is currently being blasted with arctic air, but the trees put on an amazing show in Portland. Besides being overwhelmed with the beauty of the gardens, we were struck by the number of serious photographers there. I’ve never seen so many tripods in one place in my life. And no wonder; here’s what I was able to capture with just an iPhone:
I hope things are beautiful where you are too. Anything especially gorgeous going on where you live?