Each month, Relyn, of Come Sit by My Fire, beautifully describes all she’s learned the month before. She’s asked us to join in, in looking back. I’ve decided to take her up on her offer, because let’s be serious, the year is flying by. When it comes to a close, I’d like proof that I learned a thing or two in the months of 2013. So without further ado . . .
In the month of June, I learned . . .
No matter how many times you see a wee violet or daisy spring from the ground, quite on its own; no matter how many times you see Sweet Peas sprout from seed, or tomatoes appear on the vine, it’s just as exciting as the first time you saw it. Miracles never grow tiresome.
Spending time with friends out of doors, is what summer is all about.
Seeing a Super Moon really is quite Super.
Sometimes you’re the only one dancing to “Stayin’ Alive,” in the lobby of your office building. And that’s OK, because 1) It’s ‘Stayin’ Alive;’ and 2) even if no one else so much as smiles, and that one particularly rude woman actually glares, life’s too short not to cut loose every now and again, to be a little crazy, and laugh, a lot—even first thing in the morning.
Just because you grow old, doesn’t mean you’re worthless. There are days when old is cooler than new.
Some times you need to put down the cell phone, the tablet, and the eReader—sometimes you need to step away from the computer screen, and see life through an unfiltered lens.