Simple Joys

Yesterday was an extremely pleasant day.

The weather was sublime. Cool for June, gentle rain off and on. We had the windows open. Breezes swept through the house all day. The Mister stood in front of the window saying, “It sure is nice to have the house open.”
“It sure is. I love it.”

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Coffee in the quiet.
Laundry room solitude.
Watching the squirrels and Cardinal couples.
Leftover pot roast for brunch.
“I’ll make you some fresh swate tay.”
Jimmy FallonΒ on the DVR.
“OH MY GOD! A TINY HUMMINGBIRD!”
The four of us at home.
Laughing and smiling.
Not having any place to go.
“The kitchen has been sanitized.”

A series of fortunate events, highlighted by one moment; the moment I told myself days like this do not come along very often, and no, joey, you will not get up and go rotate the laundry. you will lie here with your head in your husband’s lap, and your cat on your shoulder and enjoy the moment.Β 


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So I let go, I let myself enjoy the present,Β I be’d in the moment, and I fell asleep with my feet dangling over the side of the loveseat.

It was delicious.

About joey

Neurotic Bitch, Mother, Wife, Writer, Word Whore, Foodie and General Go-To-Girl
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24 Responses to Simple Joys

  1. Sherry says:

    thanks for making me smile…such days as these are to be savored.

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  2. ISpontein says:

    Didn’t neurotic at all. You lied? πŸ˜•

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  3. Reblogged this on Raevenly Writes and commented:
    We all need more moments like this. πŸ™‚

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  4. meANXIETYme says:

    Just lovely. I’m envious, but happy for you. πŸ™‚

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  5. πŸ˜€ x a hundred.

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  6. words4jp says:

    Awww, sweet. It is hard to just let go and relax. I am so happy that you did.

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  7. Dan Antion says:

    Precious moments. I’m glad you took the time to enjoy them

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  8. suzjones says:

    What a wonderful moment. I smiled and enjoyed along with you. πŸ™‚

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  9. Jewels says:

    Yep, it’s those simple joys…
    ❀

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  10. colemining says:

    Lovely, Joey. Words to live by. Enjoy the simplicity!

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  11. the fact that you were able to ignore it all and nap, enjoying THAT moment, says lots!

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