September 6, 2010

i have arrived, i am home

A beautiful afternoon at Deer Park Monastery in July. They had just wrapped up the last day of their annual Family Retreat ~ "a celebration in mindfulness, joy and peace."

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2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

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2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

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2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

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2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

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2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals
There is always super delicious vegetarian food there.
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2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

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2010,deer park,family,july4th,lily,atlas,florals

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5 comments :

Jackie said...

Such gorgeous shots, as per usual! I especially like the diptych of the little girl peeking around the corner and smiling.

rachel said...

What a beautiful afternoon you must have had. :) I really love all of these! xo

Denise said...

Great pictures Karleen! Thanks for capturing these and sharing.

Jason Fan said...

i love the way she peeks through from the doorway... and such a tranquil place.

Alice said...

oh my goddd, i seriously love everything in this post. especially the one of the girl holding the twigs of berries. aaaaah, my aesthetic sensibilities are happy :D