Thursday, May 14, 2009

Spreading Little Bits of Sweetness


After arriving home from picking in the strawberry fields yet once again this morning, the girls fixed up a little tin pail of strawberries for an elderly shut-in couple.

We visited. Charlotte demonstrated her ballet steps. Photographs of sons and daughters-in-law were passed around to admire. Big hugs wrapped us in warm, old clasps as we were leaving.

You start out to spread goodness but come away smothered in a double dose of sweetness. The blessing boomerangs....I hope my daughters caught it!

the 13th of October

Friday, the 13th, and at last the weather has turned cooler. I breathe deeply as I turn off the air-conditioner and slide open a few windows...