Friday, July 04, 2008

It’s Independence Day… The beginning of a three day weekend. As I lay in bed this morning, (6:30am as compared to the usually Friday 4:30 am) I contemplated the upcoming day. For the first time in about twelve years I had no child in the town Fourth of July Parade. I guess it’s a sign of things ahead and the many changes to come. As a quiet reflection I decided not to attend the parade but yet sit back and remember good memories of the past. I got up with Ransom, and stitched until Don awoke.

Don and I ran three miles and began our day. Eric is away at school and Chelsey ran frantically to meet friends for the parade and a day at the lake. It would be just Don and I --- and Ransom for the day. We ate on the back Covered Porch.
The Daisies grow wild in our woods. Ransom and I picked a bundle. Lunch was grilled shrimp and steamed vegetables followed by a lazy afternoon nap.

We woke to our afternoon pot of coffee on the porch. Funny—we both find ourselves pondering the next few months ahead.. not with dread..just with curiosity.

Ransom and I are off to the garden to battle the weeds. Don is staining one of the 7 six panel doors for the upstairs. It’s our ---scratch that----his home improvement project for the summer. They’re just beautiful… We’ve got a two mile run with Ransom this evening and our bike ride on the docket….oh and I plan on talking Don into Ice cream.

Enjoy your weekend--- these summer days pass so quickly

11 comments:

Linda said...

Your lunch sounds sooo good, so good in fact it made my mouth water. Sounds like you have a lovely day planned, hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Raedene said...

Lovely daisies...I tried to buy some for my table this week, but had to settle for hydrangea. Happy 4th!

Carol said...

Sounds like a very wonderful day...enjoy the evening. Happy
4th!

Tara said...

Hope you are enjoying the fourth with you and yours!

Juliann in WA said...

Isn't it interesting how different our holidays are when the kids are grown? I am finding this to be a very restful holiday for us. Your table looks lovely. Enjoy

Leanne said...

Sounds like a nice day.

Anne Heidi said...

Sounds like a lovely day. Enjoy your weekend!

Crazy for Primitive Quilts & Gardens said...

Enjoy the wonderful peaceful weekend :o)

mary said...

It sounds like you had a wonderful day! I love three day weekends - I think they should come.....maybe once a week :0)

Janet said...

You must have had a lovely day together. Loved the jug of daisies!
Janet

Tara said...

Ah, the quiet you enjoyed, good for you!