:: Noticing the Moments ::

Taking some time to reflect upon my week…

::  watching the autumn sedum begin to color…each day the pinks get a tiny bit deeper…these sedum are an autumnal marker for me…they feel like an old friend

::  finally finishing an essay that I started months (months!) ago and submitting it for online publication…I’ll let you know if it’s accpeted

::  waking earlier than usual the other morning so that I could write (more) thoughts in my journal and sip (more) tea from my mug…the house was dark, outside was dark…it was quiet and peaceful and just what I needed

::  enjoying this cookbook, Small Victories…a dear friend recommended it (thanks, P), and I was thrilled that my library had a copy available…I’ve tried three things (all good) and have bookmarked more…my friend and I agree that she’s the kind of chef/cookbook author who empowers you, who kind of demystifies things and nudges you to go forth and experiment…yes, enjoying it very much

::  our dishwasher not working…me going through the manual and looking for helpful advice on You Tube…me jiggling a few things…our dishwasher now working (me feeling super handy)

::  climbing into bed the past couple nights with another book from the library (thank you, library) (and thank you, P)…Tell Me More…it is touching my heart

::  clipping a few zinnias for the kitchen windowsill…I heart zinnias


How has your week been?  What have you noticed, felt, experienced?  I’d love to hear.
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Sending a little love your way, m


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Did You Notice?

Did you notice that the first sip of coffee tasted extra good?

Did you notice how perfectly golden the pancakes were?

Did you notice the birds singing while you walked the dog?

Did you notice the dreams and desires she tucked into that conversation?

Did you notice the hint of dimples when he halfway-smiled?

Did you notice most of the oven-roasted tomatoes caramelized just right even though a few burned when you got distracted?

Did you notice how she calmed down when you calmed down?

Did you notice how much simpler it became when you did what absolutely needed doing and let the rest slide?

Did you notice how you missed him in the middle of the day?

Did you notice the quiet and contentment in those few minutes, sitting on the floor?

Did you notice the gentle breeze?

Did you notice the shifting shadows?

Did you notice the growing awareness?


Did you notice?
Did you?


Sending a little love your way, m


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