October 13, 2010

oh, i hope you are...

i hope
you're taking a great big bite out of october
~
this month has been truly spectacular so far
and
i have no reason to believe that the slow
and
very orange and yellow days ahead
won't be equally as wonderful
~
i also hope you're taking a bite of life
~
as i watch the miners
fathers~sons~brothers~uncles~nephews~grandfathers
being slowly lifted one by one
to the world they haven't seen in 69 days
where waiting families let tears
heavy with love and relief
fall
~
well
it just makes being alive feel that much better
*

23 comments:

  1. Love this post. The joy on those miners faces it definitely tear inducing and inspiring.

    Gorgeous picture!!!

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  2. ohh that babies face is fantastic!

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  3. Lovely post - October is indeed a delicious month!

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  4. Adorable picture!
    Great post...watching the miners come out one by one, make me feel so happy too!

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  5. watching the miners emerge from underground is emotional for me - just think of the elation the miners and their families feel. it's fantastic.

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  6. This has been the most glorious fall. I continually gasp with joy! You are so right -- it does make being alive so much better!

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  7. Oh yes.. what a relief to see them arrive above ground.. reasonably fit. The reunions so beautiful.

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  8. Yes, it feels good to be human today, doesn't it ? I love the pic but just keep imagining the next one...with the spitting and face squishing....;)
    I hope you have a sweet day with a mininal amount of spitting and face squishing, beautiful Beth !

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  9. That baby is awesome! Nothing better than a chunky monkey! I watch one a couple of times a week and her thighs make me smile. :) If only I could get as excited about my own chunky thighs! ;)

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  10. What a wonderful photo! Your words remind me to take a full bite today and everyday! I will start right now and begin this day with enthusiasm.
    Thanks
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  11. That picture inspires me to do just that!
    Going to embrace this day a little wider:)

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  12. life is good, but still green here...nothing yellow or orange. ~CELEBRATE LIFE one by one~

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  13. Oh I agree! I have been thinking and praying and the miners are out! The miners are out! I am taking a big bite out of October!

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  14. it does make it feel that much better. i love the way you love life. truly.

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  15. Wonderful photo and cheers for the miners!! Imagining how happy they are to be out, at home with their families!

    xo Erin

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  16. At my house, we've been having a giggle over my son's witty comments about the trapped miner who invited both his wife and his mistress to his groundbreaking reentry. . . into the mess he made for himself. Gavin wondered why the guy just didn't stay below. . . said, "After all, it was no minor mistake." and "He can't dig his way out of this one." Don't you just love 20-somethings?

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  17. "heavy with love and relief."

    exactly!

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  18. It was wonderful watching the miners come to the surface. I can't imagine being there that long. Wonderful day! I love the wonderful picture!

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  19. Was so good to hear a happy and heart lifting story on the news for once. Life is so full of these kinds of stories, so why do they have to only cover the dark stuff all the time?
    Those miners must be drinking up the sun's rays these days.

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**I love reading the comments you leave, as they make me feel like we're sitting in my kitchen, having a cup of tea, discussing life and wondering where all the time has gone ...beth