Amy Krouse Rosenthal died last Monday at the age of 51 and her death was a punch to my gut and to my head and to my heart, so I did a little bit of this:
Ah, but then I grabbed a few of these:
This was one of my favorite moments of the week:
It’s the first time both dogs napped lion and lamblike on my leg. Jeff on guitar and Chris Hayes on the television? Bonus.
This was the best sentence I read on Wednesday:
is going to grow up to look like this:
Graham is completely done with me dicking around and acting sad:
He says (that) he can’t eat hummus at the new place down the road but (that) he encourages me to live out his dream, so I declared (that) yesterday had become Take Your Wife Out to Lunch Day, and Jeff was in:
Look at these middle school kids performing James and the Giant Peach:
8 thoughts on “Making a Life”
I love you. The end.
Good on you girl.
I am struggling deeply right now, and were it not for needing to raise my 3 little boys, i would be hiding in a hoodie with the drawstring pulled.
I am knitting teacher gifts for next Christmas until I can concentrate on lace again.
You are and have an amazing gift.
What they said.
So honey, when IS that book coming out?
The shawl looks gorgeous already, and what it will be, wow!
I keep a gratitude journal and try to capture daily three things I am grateful for (in bullet form) (big fan of bullet points). In-gratitude (to put it lightly) has begun to occasionally creep in and I have made my peace with it — it is life and I think there is room for it, even in a gratitude journal. It deserves documentation. However, your beautiful list of things that make you feel alive is wonderful and I think will find a home (in my own words) (bulleted, of course) on the inside covers of my journal. Thank you for that. I love your creativity and optimism. xo
You are lovely and I have always enjoyed reading your blog! I loved today’s entry. I have recently started my own “happy” list. :)
Have a lovely day!
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