Posted by: scintillatingspeck | July 9, 2014

Monterey, California.

The familiarity and ease with which Becky and I relate to each other is a profound haven.  Although we hadn’t seen each other in 11 or 12 years, reconnecting was utterly simple.  This I know viscerally: kindred spirits scoff at space-time.  It pleases me that my pilgrimage brings me both to my oldest and newest friends, all of whom are threaded into my ever-more-iridescent soul-cloth, as I am threaded into theirs.

Today Becky introduced me and Lily to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which delighted us immensely.  Oh, the SEA OTTERS!  I tried to take decent photos of them, but they were so sleek and quick and playful… eventually I gave into the blissful mesmerization of witnessing their unabashed, aqueous joy.  It was also hard to turn away from the pulsations of the jellyfish.

We spent some time relaxing and playing on the beach.  Lily was busily involved in beach-combing for a brilliant variety of seaweeds.  She said, “Today we’re in Paradise.”  She was quite right.

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  1. absolutely wonderful!


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