Posts Tagged With: the good stuff

Not Really a Blog Post, More Like a List

Things that have put a smile on my face this week

Dog Joy

Dog Joy (Photo credit: CaptPiper)

1. Hand wind surfing out both sides of a car window.

2. Dognose wind surfing out a truck window. What a way to experience the world.

3. Mom’s giggles.

4. The physical therapist’s jokes.

Hummingbirds at the house

Hummingbirds at the house (Photo credit: niclindh)

5. Hummingbirds at the feeder, zipping around the yard.

6. My sisters surrounding and serving and loving.

7. Seeing Chicken and Waffle flavored potato chips for sale. What the heck???

8. Kid History YouTube videos, bizarrely funny.

9. Watching my brothers rock their worlds with new directions and smart choices.

10. Fifty two degrees overnight, eighty-eight degrees daytime. Can you say “mmm….”

Black Eyed Susans

Black Eyed Susans (Photo credit: Rachel D)

11. Black-eyed Susan’s blooming like crazy.

12. Fresh trout, fried up in lemon butter, with fresh corn on the cob and watermelon. Oo la la!

13. A cat that can’t be tuned. Did you miss this story about cat tuning? Click here 🙂

14. A panoramic mountain view out the front window.

15. Buttery, chewy, warm chunky chocolate chip cookies baked by my nephew.

16. Some new ideas about organizing and bringing order to my life.

Holding Hands With a Newborn Baby

Holding Hands With a Newborn Baby (Photo credit: storyvillegirl)

17. A kind, thoughtful remark by a twelve-year-old boy.

18. Seeing a newborn babe sleeping in his mother’s arms.

19. A new season of “Burn Notice” available on Netflix. Hooray! Now I can find out what happens next.

20. Dad’s Wiley ways and his extra vigilant and protective attitude about Mom.

21. Figuring out when to hold ’em, and when to fold ’em. Figuratively speaking, of course.

Just noticing some of the good stuff.

There’s plenty of attention paid to the hard things, the challenges, the break your heart moments. I’m just trying to balance the scale a little here.

It kinda works. I’m smiling, at least.

Are you?

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Words Find Us

Been doing a brief bit of traveling this past week. So naturally my camera snapped some moments. Or at least it tried to.

Photos don’t grab the nuance in the breeze as you eat on a balcony with Pike’s Peak behind you. Photos can’t record the pride a parent feels. Photos miss the exchange of love and light in a look between two people.

Strangely, the word photos I took seemed to speak volumes about all the good stuff going on.

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