Sunday, July 31, 2011

Glossary for July

joy: feeling the wind in your hair on a hot day.



fashion model: striped dress. striped boots. headband.
puddle. street-side.


generosity: giving licks of your giant ice cream cone...before it melts.



entertainment: Giada on a Saturday morning.


conquering: climbing the playground by yourself for the first time.

gardening: enjoying the lavender, oregano and nasturtiums we grow.


ticked-off: finding a baby bunny in the garden and declaring it devastatingly adorable.
can't kill it or even scare it away.


giving in: gathering on the deck nightly to watch mama rabbit nurse her babies.
in. the. garden.


hot: t-ball games on Saturday afternoon.


pride: watching your daughter, the only girl on the team, hit the t-ball further than any of the other kids.
and then make sure her hair still looks cute.


pretty: Evie.


breakfast: baked peach oatmeal.


desire: what you're feeling right now.
you want that recipe.

obliging: how I feel...
I'll give it to you.
tomorrow.


friendship: knowing that it's okay if you and your buddy weigh down the kiddie picnic table, you accept him anyway.

 
blindingly white: my legs rarely exposed to the light of day because of...

nursing school: time-sucker and total insanity inducer.


letting go: saying goodbye to Mr. B's dad until we see him again in heaven.

July: living well and fully despite the curve-balls, saddness and unexpected turns of life.

4 comments:

Sarah said...

You are looking skin-nay Mrs. B!!! Loved everything about this post :) Sorry about your father-in-law :( How much longer in nursing school??

____________ said...

this was good & simple.
proud of Evie! she's so awesome, and sweet, and hilarious, and spicy ... love her.

Jamie Willow said...

what a month!

Jessica D said...

One of my most favorite blog posts by you :) love it <3