This is our summer evenings . The sun setting in front of us into the mountain but its rays of light peaking through the tree that gives us some shade and is home to the chickadee’s and robins. Tonight we shared the beautiful evening with our turkeys and fox eating and frolicking in the grass just a bit away from us. They new we were there sitting on our deck . I believe they find this as their home as well. As we talked they just did their thing then as the night slowly rolled in and the light turning into darkness they disappeared into the edge of our woods to settle for the night as we headed into the house to settle in as well , now the house is as quiet as our woods. Everyone tucked in for the night in there place in the house , I will do the same ..enjoy my book for a bit until my eyes get heavy with sleep.
Well sitting down at noon drinking my first cup of coffee and listening to all the ridiculous news .. yes ridiculous . What is wrong with society ? Anyways not what I really want to talk about.. what would we gain if we did… the house is quiet as I enjoy my coffee but the signs of a full house is everywhere. My sons hats two to be exact hanging off the kitchen chairs a sure sign of my son being back. My daughters coat hanging on the other chair that’s a new one. The kitchen sink full with dishes ..when I know that it was empty when I went to bed. Oh a big one an empty roll of toilet paper still in place on toilet holder.. yes one of my pet peeves 🙄 BUT would I change this for the world? No! Okay maybe a bit (hahaha) I cleaned the kitchen .. now until round two.. soon very soon my son will be back from the gym and ready for lunch and that he will clean up . Dishes will find their way into the dishwasher with his own hands. it will be supper prep soon as well . oh where did this day go! Oh I know … I guess laying in bed all morning and then enjoying a warm shower may have cause this.. after thinking I would get to bed earlier . I read until after midnight again and still haven’t finished the book. Then trying to sleep after was a bit hard . I kept trying to figure the ending of it. It’s a crazy cycle I’m on . This time change has thrown me for a loop. Plus the bit of Spring fever does not help. Oh the days of summer vacation when for just a season the world felt like it stopped because the kids were on vacation and we had the days of summer to get off the routine of busy morning school schedules, sport practices, just lazy days and no place to be unless we wanted to be. Now it feels as I’m the only one who is staying in place and I’m on a vacation if you want to call it that . Since being on disability. I’m home more then anyone. yes I do the bare minimum of things in the house some days are better then others ,if I do too much or in repetition you see what happens when I wrote about my sciatic pain . It’s a juggling act of what I can put my energy towards and to keep my muscles active. I think that’s why I am so happy I was able to do all the things with my kids when they were growing up and my body was able. And now their adults and do not need me to do anything for them it’s funny now they do for me which at times is hard to bare … I guess call it pride. I have learned what is important. It’s the time spent the laughter . Even if it’s in moments .. minutes, seconds . It’s just hard at times when everyone is busy with work , friends , life and I just sit here and watch. I’m always watching . (It’s hard especially when I can see my family running themselves ragged and my kids making choices that are not good but know I can’t tell them what to do .)but some days it’s not . See that’s what I do . I go back and forth and at times when everything is done and fine and I spend time.. hour hours reading , blogging which has been the best thing I’ve discovered . 🙂 or I stay up late reading and sleep in because I do not need to do the 6:00 wake up time .I feel this guilt. It’s probably silly .. my daughter told me it was wrong to feel this way . I’ve told her how I feel . She said I’ve done my job . To relax and enjoy what I’m doing. I guess I’m opening up on here because I feel when I write it’s the same ol … but that’s just how it is especially in the winters everything I see from my house my front deck . 🙄 so I thank all of you who follow my blog and read my posts especially my faithful readers I call friends. You make this new chapter in my life feel like something when you read my posts.🙂
Sitting our on my deck earlier and next think I know my feathered friends are back! It’s been a couple of days if not seeing them , with all the noise my neighbor is doing in his woods I’m sure have kept them away…. the noise is is getting a bit much for us as well . Sadly he is cutting down many trees we cannot figure if he’s clearing a path to build more on or just bored …it’s just wrong if he’s killing trees out of boredom .🙄 I’m happy that some of our feather friends came back. Hopefully the rest will follow , love seeing them. For now I have moved on to the back deck to rid myself of some of the neighbors chaotic noise.
Letting my swing sway me into a peaceful mode. Taking in what nature I do hear the birds singing and the random noise of acorns dropping in our woods. Such a Fall kind of noise. 🙂 I haven’t had much coffee out so my daughter is bringing me home an spiced pumpkin ice coffee when she gets out soon. Pumpkin sounds so good defiantly cannot day no to that.i guess back to my peaceful swinging before it’s time to get a couple more things done around here.
Today is a home kind of day after being out for the last two nights until 11 especially Saturday .. all day until after 11 ,today is enjoy the deck make a decent supper and get ready for a new work week for everyone . I on the other hand will catch up up on house work which isn’t too bad since we haven’t been home all weekend. Errands need to be run and I need to go back into town and develop more pictures for my picture wall in our living room I’ve been working on . It’s a process … for now sitting on my porch swing and enjoying the weather , noticing it’s getting warmer again. Seeing 90’s in our weather forecasts this week ..ughh I hope everyone had a good weekend . Enjoy your Sunday!
Today was spent with my daughter which was a pleasant surprise catching a late day lunch at one of our favorite places Panera Bread, it’s such a great relaxing place ,your not rushed to leave your table people spend a good amount of time enjoying good conversations with family , friends, some sit enjoy their food while on their laptop or tablet, or phone or with their favorite book.. For me it seemed more special because it’s been awhile enjoying lunch and spending a day in the city with her, after we went shopping and founds some good bargains my daughter and I walked away with several blouses each .always love a good sale.
It’s evening now and the kids will be out with friends , my hubby and I are relaxing on the deck there is all kinds of sounds as the evening turns into night. It’s peaceful. Soon the stars will be out. Time to sit back and enjoy.