Monday, September 22, 2014

savoring september with joy list monday




  • sunshine
  • leftover quiche found in the freezer and re-heated for lunch
  • the smell of nasturtium flowers in my studio
  • watercolors
  • hot earl grey tea
  • the tinges and hints of autumn colors appearing in the trees
  • walking errands in town
  • treasures brought home from the library
  • cicadas still singing
  • honeybees (I've seen more this last week or so than I have all summer)
  • birds eating the seeds from the sunflower heads in the garden
  • apple cake (this recipe tweaked -- less oil and sugar and more cinnamon, vanilla and apples)
  • nighttime thunder storms
  • chickadees
  • tomatoes
  • kind words from friends and strangers
  • sitting in the sunshine with the dogs in the garden
What joys have you been savoring lately?

4 comments:

  1. Sunshine, visiting with my sister in law, chili, cookies, starting a new sock (just to learn) and reading.

    That apple cake looks yummy!

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  2. your photograph and words, what a beautiful joy and appreciation of life. Thank you for sharing this, Anne and much love to you!
    p.s your new page set up looks great!

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  3. Your joy list makes me happy too. We have a bit of heat this week and I'm grateful for it - my potted geraniums are bursting with blooms before fall's cool nights shut them down. I'm loving my herb pots this week, drying oregano and rosemary for fall dishes.

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  4. Even though I am reading this on Sunday, Anne, I can sense your Monday joy! I love your photo - cat and leaves in squares of sunshine - makes me feel nostalgic and thoughtful… Your joy lists always make me look a bit more carefully at life going on around me! Thank you for that!

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