Noticings

Noticings 28 August 2019

Taking the time to fold and put up. Gathering pieces that will be something later. There’s a fine line between tidying and distraction from the work. It touches me deeply when fast movers intentionally slow down to my pace. I like days when I don’t have to put on shoes. 

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Noticings 27 August 2019

A haircut and an honest conversation. Import maintenance. Overcast days can still be bright. Complete 3 things. It’s a solid rule of thumb. Also true: Some days finishing one thing is a victory. Chalkboard walls are good for the brain. The garden is filled with weeds and glorious zinnias. A

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Noticings 26 August 2019

Our family celebrates with sweets and flowers. I’m not mad about it. Physical clutter chatters. It is a woman with a high pitches voice that won’t stop talking. Rainy days bring permission. Weeds are easier to pull after the rain. I wonder what makes it easier for me to pull

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Noticings 21 August 2019

The butterfly corner is full of movement. I took a few minutes to watch the comings and goings of pollinators. I felt the pressure to move along to my next task. I stayed. I’ve been rushed along since I was a child. I am gifting myself with time to notice.

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Noticings 20 August 2019

Morning light shining on a small ruby throated hummingbird reminds me that I need to use my voice.. Rands is faithful about changing the hummingbird nectar every 2-3 days. He read somewhere that if it sits too long, the birds can get sick, so he’s faithful. I think about where

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