Golden light on this beauty and I walk in and see. Ohhhhh!!! Don’t move, I tell her.
and she gives me what I want. I take the only shot of that Thanksgiving feast.
I put Nikon down and think about what’s next. There was a wedding shower to give in two days.
I forget about the shot. . . grateful our Brown eyed beauty & her new husband were with us.
And it’s funny how things work. . . Tomorrow’s her birthday and today I stumble through Lightroom and discover it.
I pause and miss her hard . . . like I miss that Philosopher husband of hers.
51.) two beautiful daughters in laws who love me. . . God is good!
52.) beautiful sky
54.) chat with a neighbor
55.) invites to dinner
56.) stillness with a sister
57.) bumping into people happy to see me
58.) friends trusting with their portraits
59.) up early
60.) hugs from the boy with glasses and curly hair at Publix
It’s been pretty quiet around here. . . with our boys all grown men and married.
the girl who loves music said SHE DOESN’T LIKE IT. There is stillness in the air & it’s taking a little bit to get used to.
all our kids say. . . we aren’t used to stillness. But, honestly . . . I think I could embrace it.
It’s been an amazing time raising those boys to men. . . loving their friends as they first moved into our home and then forever our hearts.
The next chapter brings many exciting things and I silently think . . . BRING IT.
Today marks the Visionaries birthday . . . it was cold and rainy and the day seemed right. I don’t forget his last words to me “TAKE PICTURES” & I do.
gifts of little hearts
sister coffee to celebrate birthday
dinner the charming, his lovely & paleo chocolate strawberries
cold lazy days once in a while
an unexpected valentine dinner to love
sounds of wind
fat lucy purring loudly
giant dog climbing so gently into my lap
homemade valentine hearts from my youngest
a quick drop-in visit from a neighbor whose becoming a dear friend.