Sunday, 30 July 2017

Quiet Hours

Night sky over the Meadow Pond Night sky over the Meadow Pond Doug Bates

There are guests that wait for 10:00 pm and the quiet hours. All day long people are playing in the water, meeting friends and family for conversation and laughter. Some people come to celebrate and make music. All day long, those activities are welcome and expected. At 10:00 pm the time begins for listening to the flow of the water, watching the sky and stars as the warm water relaxes and soothes. You can help! From 10:00 pm to 8:00 am, keep the noise to a minimum. Leave the car turned off in the parking lot. Save the conversations for later. Be sensitive to the night, the fireflies, the dark. Let's give a few hours every 24 hours to those who come for peace, reflection, and relishing all too rare quiet.

Last modified on Sunday, 30 July 2017 00:50

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