traipsing in the woods amongst the fungi

“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

intransitive verb
transitive verb
traipsed, traips′ing
to walk, wander, tramp, or gad

When out in the woods my husband, more often then not, walks with a sense
of focused purpose and direction..

Me on the other hand, well I tend to lag behind…
traipsing about, camera in tow….

(all pics taken in the mid west Georgia woods last Sunday–Julie Cook / 2017)

“But ask the beasts, and they will teach you; the birds of the heavens,
and they will tell you; or the bushes of the earth, and they will teach you;
and the fish of the sea will declare to you.
Who among all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this?
In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind.

Job 12:7-10

32 comments on “traipsing in the woods amongst the fungi

  1. hatrack4 says:

    One question. Were you traipsing with a Fun Guy?

  2. says:

    Your camera is capable of capturing the beauty of God’s creation. Your eye can see God’s hand even in death. Beautiful photos. Beautiful friend!

  3. bond0servant says:

    I like Gods reply to Job 37-41, He gives him a glimpse of how great his God really is. Then in Job 42:5 says “ I have heard of Thee by the hearing of the ear, but now mine eye seeth Thee. And he breaks done .

  4. Reblogged this on Talmidimblogging and commented:
    Sweet pics 🙂 Now craving cream of mushroom soup 😀

  5. Wally Fry says:

    Awesome pics as always.

  6. oneta hayes says:

    Your lagging gives you nice visuals to take home with you. And no killing was necessary.

  7. I love your “traipsing.” 😉 These are gorgeous photos, Julie! You are so talented! ❤

  8. davidkitz says:

    I love your “mushy” pics.

  9. So cool. That describes James and me to a T too. What great fungi you found. 🙂 ❤

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