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Kiroli Park (West Monroe, LA)

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On the day after Thanksgiving we headed over to Kiroli Park in West Monroe, both because it was one of Amanda‘s favorite spots as a youngster and because (as she put it) “I figured you’d like a quiet day after being around so many people.”

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My friends are awesome.

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Side note: she was totally right.

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As we stepped from the cool autumn outdoors into the warmth of the park’s greenhouse, my lens fogged up a bit. I call the effect “unintentionally ethereal.”

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In the middle of mini-vacation, in the middle of a busy season, this day was just…perfect.

Me n' Pat.

Me n’ Pat.