Joy Absolute

Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Michelle Wegner

Our family got lost on the back roads that wind through the state parks of Colorado. We came upon Eleven Mile Lake State Park quite by accident. Stunned by the mountains circling the shimmering lake, Isabelle scurried up one of the boulders edging the lake, raising her hands in such spontaneous joy while the wind wrapped itself around her and carried her joy to me and my camera. This moment encapsulates the infectious praise of a child when nature meets her beauty face to face.

Location: Eleven Mile Lake State Park, Lake George, Colorado


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