Peace

It is such a still kind of morning. The baby went back to bed for an early (and extra-long) nap. There is little traffic on Beulah road. Food Lion was not busy. Things are so peaceful and quiet. It wont last. The church 4 doors down will let out in 30 minutes and traffic will pick up. We have some 20 guests coming for a planning session around 2pm.

I have bread to go in the oven, fruit needing cutting for fruit salad, cheese that needs cubing, a house that needs straightening (and an honest outright cleaning), and a toddler who hasn’t been herself this weekend will be up shortly. But for now, there is a lull.

I wish I could convey to you how happy I am. How much I love our lives here; how much my family brings me joy. This morning, I am at peace, and I really needed it.

Here are some pictures from around the Manor by the High Bridge this morning.

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Rosemary and Lemon Thyme

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Mint, Variegated.

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A teenie, tiny, strawberry to be.

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Blueberries to be.

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Tiny leaves and figs on my fig tree.

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In all its glory, my compost pile, such as it is. Dirt to be.

Hubby is up, bread needs baking, fruit needs slicing, and its time to get rolling.

I wish you all peace and calm in your day.

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