Feeling the Connection

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On a recent hike, just as the trail opened onto a headland we came upon this “Inukshuk Garden”. These stone structure are traditionally used by the Inuit to mark a place and say that someone had been here. This particular trail is a long way from the land on the Inuit, but has obviously inspired fellow travelers to share that they have been here. Here. In this place.
We also felt inspired to leave one of our own …

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Weekly photo challenge: Connecton

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8 thoughts on “Feeling the Connection

  1. Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread September 5, 2015 / 6:43 pm

    Love them. 🙂 We visited family in Seattle several years back and happened upon a beach that was covered in them. The stories they could tell.

  2. LifestyleswithLia September 6, 2015 / 12:29 pm

    Happy Sunday Janet! Please forgive me for not writing sooner!
    What an interesting post and the idea of leaving a trace of one’s passage in a natural way… I like your design and how you propped up the right side to balance it all!
    Hope all is well with you and sending you my best wishes for a happy Sunday!
    *Lia

    • JanetRimmington September 6, 2015 / 3:40 pm

      Hi Lia! I was thinking of you this morning! So, it’s doubly nice to hear from you. Yup…. Everything is fine – moving along swimmingly. Hope the same is true for you, my friend. Thanks for your comments here. I thinks inukshuks are so interesting – at once mysterious and somehow familiar.

      • LifestyleswithLia September 8, 2015 / 12:31 am

        Hi Janet:) oh thank you for thinking of me:) I’ve been out every moment I can get, enjoying the summer weather since I know winter is t far away ! I’m glad you’re doing well too:) Sending you big hugs from the Big Apple:)

  3. Julie@frogpondfarm September 11, 2015 / 10:24 pm

    What a great thing to do! Love it … nice to leave a calling card 😀

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