My take on the SSL challenge.

Journaling reads: My favorite place on my daily walk is the pond... it has a diverse and hidden life all its own. Others walk by quickly but I stop and sit quietly to watch this other life unfold. It is a chance to reconnect with nature and be still to contemplate.

Materials Used: Great Escape Kit, Canvas Card Stock No.1, Destinations Layered Template No.2 with modifications all by K. Pertiet. And Studio DD Layerworks No.910 with modifications.