March, 2014. Napier, NZ. While enjoying the art deco buildings of this delightful downtown, I noticed a dragonfly traveling up and down the pedestrian walkway. I snapped several pictures, hopping one or two would be in focus.
I reached the end of the block. Much to my amazement, the dragonfly came back and landed on my camera case. Did this finely tuned, exquisitely beautiful creature know I was observing it, and wanted to find out who/what I was?
It remained quietly with me for close to five minutes. Obviously, the meaning, if any, of this encounter is totally speculative. I just enjoy this remarkable memory as one of the awesome blessings that randomly occur in our lives.
|The dragonfly is center far left, below the green sign of the Body Shop|
|Here it is to the left of the black pole|
|And now it is to the far left, against the black marble. Meg is in blue, in the upper right, close to where I enjoyed my dragonfly moments shown below.|