Epic summer

Epic summer

We loved this story of The Leaf Men by William Joyce. Who wouldn’t want to root for the Doodle Bug Guild? “Tiny of body but brave of heart, we always finish what we start.” It is very similar to the movie Epic that we enjoyed recently. I thought it was just perfect to begin our summer with a window into fantasy and the magic of pausing and taking a closer look. I hope we spend much of our summer this way. Life flies so fast and furious. It is easy to miss the miracles. I have been reminded of our mortality more than once recently. From my screened in porch, I see the window of my neighbor. She is in a hospital bed, slowly leaving. Her husband his holding her hand. Her children and care givers come and go and wait. I wish them peace and comfort…slow and easy like the welcome breeze on these days of summer.

About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much
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