Friday, May 11, 2012
Colors of Spring
Did you catch any wonderstruck moments this week? I did.
A lot of mine centered around vibrant colors outdoors. From the blue jay that landed on my deck railing every day to the bright orange mohawk stripe on a woodpecker. From the deep green taking over the forest behind my house to the saturated pink of a daisy.
Seriously, look at that daisy. I don't think I've ever seen such a rich, unblemished, solidly pink bloom.
Nature is one of my favorite places to look for small wonders. If I am truly noticing my surroundings, I can usually find at least one thing worthy of awe.
Spring delivers all sorts of beauty to awake us from the dullness of winter: blue skies, flowers in bloom, plentiful green, fresh produce, warm sunshine, and cleansing rain. And like I said, this week it was color.
Gorgeous colors turned up everywhere, even in the sangria I served for mom's book club. (As in my book club with other moms, not my mom's book club. You know...)
In fact, I was also wonderstruck by the turnout for book club. It was my month to host and I live a bit out of the way compared to the other moms in the group, yet it was the biggest turnout I've seen. (Thank you, mamas!)
Getting together with these amazing women to laugh, share, talk about mom stuff, and discuss books? It's one of my favorite ways to spend an evening. I come out replenished.
What about you? Where did you find wonder this week?
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