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To The Little Shadows

Une ville pour vous, une ville pour moi.

sunny 26 °C

A fierce heart and a stunning mind with a laugh that sounds like all of the good things this world has to offer, Beth Barrie is the kind of woman you want on your team.

She leads with a passion that inspires others around her to do the same. Her ability to take the great, the bad, and the beautiful and turn them into a final product that creates hope in this brave new world is one that I will always admire.

Beth Barrie has taken on the great, the bad, and the beautiful in me. She has made it her personal mission to assist me with my journey, taking time out of her own.

Main dans la main, we explored the streets of Paris, Narbonne, Carcassonne, Barcelona and Zaragoza. Each evening we would soak up the quiet calm of l'heure bleue and each night we would come to find that home is wherever you can share a dessert of sweet macarons with people that make your heart feel like the buttercream filling that dutifully holds the crisp shell together.

Our eyes reflected the sun as it melted into the fountains at the Musée du Louvre. Our heels clicked away on the cobblestone streets that surround Rue de l'Odéon. Savory meats and cheeses filled our baskets as we made our way through Santa Caterina. With each quiet alleyway and every crowded corner we fell in love with our Paris, our Narbonne, and our Barcelona. These cities belong to the hearts of many courageous souls, but the places that made us feel like the world danced at our fingertips, those were the places that belonged only to us.

My mother helped me discover a world that is filled with tomorrows. With her, there are no grey days. As I make my way through Zaragoza and beyond, I am comforted by the knowledge that each sunrise brings with it an opportunity to start anew.

Hasta que nos volvamos a encontrar.

I saw a young mother
With eyes full of laughter
And two little shadows
Came following after.

Wherever she moved,
They were always right there
Holding onto her skirts,
Hanging onto her chair.
Before her, behind her -
An adhesive pair.

'Don't you ever get weary
As, day after day,
your two little tagalongs
Get in your way? '

She smiled as she shook
Her pretty young head,
And I'll always remember
The words that she said.

'It's good to have shadows
That run when you run,
That laugh when you're happy
And hum when you hum -
For you only have shadows

When your life's filled with sun.'

~Anonymous

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A joyful reunion in the shadows of the Musée du Louvre
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Exprimez-vous
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Cool mornings by the Seine
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A quiet space
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The sweetest escape
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Les tagueurs
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All kinds of beautiful
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Su valor está muy por encima rubíes
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Poco a poco, Spain is stealing my heart

Posted by mirandabarrie 06:02 Archived in Spain Tagged tower barcelona park france the eiffel spain guell seine

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