These past few days, I've watched the most amazing cloud display from my backyard.
I stood mesmerized by the full moon that graced the night sky.
I got to see the newly created fire pit that our daughter and her family built, to share in
family and neighborhood night visits.
Including a painted wooden sign and pot of planted flowers. I can't wait to sit by this fire,
with a cup of coffee and my grandchildren.
I served a dinner on my porch, most likely the last one I will serve on this porch, before our move.
I stood outside what had been my dear Mother's beloved screened in porch, and thought to myself,
that last summer, she had no idea that would be her last earthly summer to enjoy that beautiful
I spent time with my far away grandchildren for a few hours, when we drove the miles
to visit them.
member of our family.
I tried not to think about how rare our visits are, and instead just took in every one
of his happy smiles.
I worked so hard at trying to capture a picture of the three siblings, and gave up when I saw
it was too difficult of an endeavor:)
And, I helped build some forts for two eager adventure seekers.
All of this, while I continued packing boxes, making decisions, and keeping in mind, my time
So, as you can see, blogging is on the back burner lately for me. Not that I don't think about it,
and my friends here. I do. I miss you all. Thanks for stopping back to visit, and for catching
up with me.
I close with something I read recently on "Time";
"Take time to work-it is the price of success.
Take time to think-it is the source of power.
Take time to play-it is the secret of youth.
Take time to read-it is the foundation of knowledge.
Take time to worship-it is the highway of reverence.
Take time to help and enjoy friends-it is the source of happiness.
Take time to love-it is the one sacrament of life.
Take time to dream-it hitches the soul to the stars.
Take time to laugh-it is the music of the soul.
Take time to pray-it helps bring Christ near."
Wishing you moments of time to do what you love to do, as you face a new and challenging