Not many know this about me but I struggle with bouts of sadness.
96% of the time I am 100% happy
...and 4% of the time, 100% sad.
I adore my life and cherish the world that has been created around me.
My heart spills over with appreciation and gratitude.
I don't even wear sunglasses because I don't want to alter the sheer beauty of it all in any way, shape, or form!
So why does this happen?
I think it may be in part because I'm always thinking feeling thinking feeling.
For some reason I tap extra hard into the energy of the world, our Earth, and into those dear to me.
Not to freak you out...it kinda freaks meeee out!...I close my eyes and sometimes see crying faces.
After all these years I do not know exactly what triggers the extreme sad times.
I think change.
It always happens with the change of seasons.
Even though I look forward to and love loveee LOVE each one for what they bring!
Also forgetting my vitamins and not getting enough rest allows it to creep silently in.
I just had a couple of hard 4% weeks but can finallyyy feel myself lifting and moving into the sun.
Thank you to my darling Dave for his sweet understanding and tender cradling of me through these times.
And to my friends who know this, and make me laugh :)
This Memorial day weekend I will honor those who served and lost their lives in war.
...I can barely say war without crying.
Fighting, like sports...where there is a winner and loser...is the opposite of love to me.
In my world we are One.
I will also use this marker to welcome this new season and as a remembrance of where my smile comes from.
My family and friends, my beautiful surroundings and my oh so WONDERFUL life.
Summertime things that make me happyyy :) :)
Small town parades!
Folding chairs lined up and down the streets. Young and old holding ice
cream cones and waving little flags :)
Local gathering for the Memorial Day fly over.
Living in a small town you get to know practically everyone and on Memorial Day it's like a huge family reunion after a long winter's nap!
Lavender Days at Lockwood Farm
Last year my friend got married and her whole family came and picked lavender for the wedding.
Something about boys picking flowers sends my heart to the moon!
My Dad's Hands <3
Oh how this did it for me
Bundles of anyyything delight me so
Beauty beyond imagination
Really, does this not just kiss your heart?!
<3 <3 <3
Wonderful variety of Heirloom Tomato Plants from Schoolhouse Farms
GORGEOUS Organic Produce!
More bundles!!! :) :)
Our little piece of Heaven down at the end of the lake <3
Gardens and our little farm stand.
I'm surprised at how much we sell at this stand but even if we didn't sell one thing, just looking at it makes my heart sing
Charming Sunday morning Pancake Breakfasts at local firehouses.
You just have to go to one to know what I mean.
Reeeally! Go this year if you never have and seeee!
Gotta go now.
Dave just made his own special banana pancakes with our maple syrup.
Blessed, grateful and HAPPY
:) :) :) :) :)