Close your eyes. Breathe deeply. Can you smell the crisp mountain air? On a perfect summer day you may find yourself here, at the tip top of Pinecrest Canyon. You're miles away from hustle and bustle in a picturesque cabin home. Wild birdsong takes the place of construction noise and the gentle flowing of mountain springs replaces highway traffic.
Slow down. You've got nowhere to be but here, now. Put the kettle on. Sip your morning tea as the sunlight filters through the softly waving leaves of the oak trees. Perhaps later you'll hike down to the stream for an afternoon meditation or forage mushrooms just over the hill in Killyon Canyon.
For now, enjoy the sweet breeze drifting in through an open window. Pick up your favorite book. This sure is living.