Monday, January 3

that's not to say I don't love the day as much as you*

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Perhaps you are done with my endless focus on sunshine, but oh kids, the SUN.

Above is a photo I took for two reasons. One, to give Thea a blast of red (smooches, honey). Two, because that is what I am gazing at as I sit in my chair in the morning and the SUN POURS in . . out to my left is the window and this view:

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Crappy shot, I know-- but my point is not the photo but the subject (blue freaking sky and, um, SUN) and my apologies for the reflection of the sofa-- but that is another thing I want to share although I didn't take a photo of the full thing-- another day.

Terri sewed this cushion cover (oh and MADE the cushion in the first place) while I stood by and handed her pins-- never say I am anything but helpful! But she never saw it finished as Lauren and I sewed on all the buttons (well, technically Lauren sewed 12 of the buttons I sewed like, um, 5 . . but really, we did it together so who's counting, right?)

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Oh, and all the unique mother of pearl buttons? From Terri's stash . . I know! I am the luckiest girl in the world.

So the real reason I came in here to write to you all is to say, remember how I had the BEST night of music ever? Well, of late I have been listening to the cd Write Me a Novel which was the playlist of the warm-up band and in particular, this song is KILLING me with its ability set my blood on fire. You may hate it-- of course, you weren't there that night to get infected with the passion of this band or their live performance that I can still see but I thought to share it anyway.

*And one of the lines in the lyrics is what I put in the title for this post.

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Daisy: Please tell me you are done. I can't take any more.

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Daisy: Oh dude-- are you licking the floor?

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Daisy: Seriously, I know he's weird, but I think it's time for some professional help.

Bisous, E

7 comments:

  1. Love love love the first photo ... I left it there for a while to look at it. Loved it that much.

    Now the music is playing and we're enjoying it muchly, thank you.

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  2. Daisy, he's better off licking the floor than his butt. But that's just my opinion.

    - Jazz

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  3. Oh, what lovely yarn you have... I am having a "missing knitting" kind of week. I know if I start anything, it will just get left because my semester begins MONDAY. Have I written a syllabus? Ah. NO. Do I have a plan at all. Again, no. So no knitting. NO. No. Thanks for sharing your sunshine, we had NONE today, and I needed that!

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  4. you my darling are fabulous...cannot express what a gift you are to me. The pic- oh it tells me sooo much. Thank you love. I wore my red gloves today and bought myself a red ring on etsy:)
    And a real big thanks for making me laugh again. Oh my goodness. I need a book of your Doggie pics. I can't wait to show Trey tomorrow. xoxoxo

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  5. LOVE the pop of Red, that was one of Susannah Conway composition tips, shoot the red! I love the pups thoughts on life through your posts.
    xo
    KAren

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  6. We're dogsitting this week, a total maniac. Karin was up VERY early to let the dog, named Mental (seriously, how funny is that??), out to pee. Good times! Giveyour doggities an extra smooch for me.

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  7. Bought 'Write me a Novel'.
    Thank you for that too!!
    Downloading as I type and I wanted to say 'thank you!'

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thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with me-- I love that you stopped by and hope something I shared was what you needed today. xo, e