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Joshua Tree Oasis: A Child’s P.O.V.

“Only the children know what they are looking for,” said the little prince.

–The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

I know that magic is real. Some grown-ups don’t think this is so, but I know it’s true. Especially when I go to Joshua Tree Oasis with my family. Then the magic really shows up. Everything seems to get more peaceful. We’re not rushing around being busy. We do lots of really fun stuff together too because we don’t have to do things like drive around, or go to work, or go to school. We just do what we want to do here.

We climb…

Climbing

And hike…

Hiking

And build…

Playing

And discover crystals…

Discovery

And find strange artifacts…

Discovering

And name boulders that look like King Kong…

Rocks

And rock formations that look like wizards….

Rocks

We design suns in the sand….

Exploring

And turn pebbles into rainbows…

Crafting

And sing…

Sharing

And laugh…

People

And get kissed…

Kissing

And get read bedtime stories.

Bedtime

I wish I could live here every single day but I know that’s not possible. But one thing I know for sure—the magic will still be here when I come back. And it will probably be even better than the last time. That’s how it is at Josh. It’s a real place. But it’s still magic. If you’re a kid, or you just like feeling like a kid, you know what I mean…

 Words From Cara

By |2016-10-24T14:37:56+00:00February 27th, 2013|Cara's Corner, Photography, Web Site Stuff|