Monday, September 06, 2010

last week of summer (#72-78 of 1000 gifts)

The days are shorter, the air is cooler, but mostly the calendar page has turned again. Summer is over. But the last week of summer was so fine.

72. We had a whole seven days with daughter and the grandkids. It was wonderful!

73. A girl's outing with my daughter. We went to Toy Traders, then Costco where I picked up my 2011 Polestar Family Calendar, after which we had swirl ice-cream and waffle cones.

74. The start-of-fall smell in the air. It's the sweet composty fragrance of decaying leaves together with ripe grass.

75. The house, all tranquil and airy after Saturday cleaning.

76. Wild blackberries.

77. A Sunday nap.

78. New beginnings. September always feels like the New Year to me.


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Alexis Hallum said...

Your Grandchildren are adorable!
You make me miss my Mom. She lives all the way in V.A. and our visits are few and far between. When we do see eachother, it is such a blessing! I love watching Her with my kids.
Bless you!
Oh and I LOVE wild blackberries.

violet said...

Alexis, thanks so much for coming by!

I'll bet your mom is pining for her grandbabies! And when she comes to visit, I'll wager she loves watching you mother them as much as you enjoy watching her play with them. It's an amazing and beautiful thing to witness life circling around.

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