June 28, 2013

and so it goes.....





i apologize for being quiet, but summer does that to me and since i love summer, i'm not complaining, nor will i hold any grudges. i love the fact that balmy breezes and the warmth of the sun wrap me up and leave me somewhat powerless.

i'm still loving my days volunteering at the food pantry and feel that its changed me. seeing people with basically nothing appreciate such tiny things and feeling the warmth in their handshakes when they introduce themselves to me is such a gift.

i live for the weekends when my hubby is home and the kids are here and we just eat and laugh.

oh, i've also kind of been living for mike's hard lemonade, too.

happy weekend everyone. i hope you know how much i love it when you come here to see me.



18 comments:

  1. You're doing exactly what you are meant to be doing. And loving it. What could be better? xo

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  2. that's my favorite quote, and i want it engraved on my headstone. you're doing exactly what you should be doing this summer: helping others and enjoying your family. happy weekend, beth!

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  3. Glad you've been enjoying summer. Those of us in northern climes wait a long time for it -- especially this year. It deserves to be savored.

    Glad you are enjoying the volunteer gig. A find cause.

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  4. I love the quote too.
    Have a great weekend.

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  5. Happy summer, lovely One. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!

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  6. Long lazy summers are to be savored. Along with a Mike's hard lemonade!

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  7. mmmm gotta love mike's hard lemonade...my preference is cranberry~

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  8. Ah, what a great photo....I hope your enjoying the warmth.

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  9. That photo IS summer bliss! Lovely, lovely. I think your work at the food pantry is just great. It is surprising sometimes to realize that what we take for granted is out of reach to other people sometimes. It's a good reminder to be grateful for what we have and not to sweat the small stuff.

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  10. This is such a weet post. Great photo. And that quote truly speaks to me -- life IS about keeping wonder alive in our hearts. And you have discovered that life is also about GIVING. Glad you're enjoying your summer. Me too!

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  11. Sweet, sweet photo. It's wonderful that you're
    volunteering; most times I believe we receive more
    in the long run than those we are helping. :)

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  12. Volunteering is something I have always wanted to do...maybe one of these times when I am home from India....

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  13. Wonder is the best. Enjoy your summer, no guilt. Xo

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  14. Love the photo. Enjoy your summer!! Sounds like the perfect balance!

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  15. I love Mike's too! ... and summer is so full of photographic opportunities too.

    Your work at the pantry is awesome, good for you.

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  16. Love that little girl's expression.

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  17. I always think summer's are a time to slow down and savor the moment, but they just seem to speed up. Gone this weekend, playing in the lavender fields and walking on the beach. Back today to the hot days of summer.

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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