Friday, April 1, 2011

Quiet day

Good morning
Just stopping the world and getting off the wheel to say hello.
Things are good here. Relaxed and steady. Little tasks accomplished and I am pacing my self much better. Choosing not to keep so busy. Different for me I must say. It feels so good though. Keeping to my own tasks. Slowing down a bit. Tending to a simpler way of life. Picking the poppy pods and drying them for seed. Next years crop will be awesome!
Herbs are getting harvested too.
I'm sewing for my daughter and myself dresses. Getting back on a good routine of weekly chores. Cooking and lunches and such. Right now I am looking at a bird called a thrasher just outside the window near me. He or his buddy was in the garage when I got home from a morning walk today. The new knee brace is really making a huge difference.

1 comment:

Annette said...

I love the quitness and calmness of mornings, nothing better than to sit and enjoy it with a cup of coffee, this morning I sat out side with my friend joe ( coffee ) and listned to the birds talk to each other and looked at the tree's as they are getting thier leaves, reminds me so much of life in a way. my blog is back up and going I think you still acess it under the old name, I just changed the title...Love visiting with you, now on to the next blog of yours...

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