Wednesday, April 18, 2012

I Love...

the smell of may flowers with the waxy whiteness of the blooms.

I love seeing my grand daughter's hand prints on the window.
They say she was here.

I love that the lowest tec toy was the biggest hit of our Easter. Children begging for a turn, waiting to hear the slapping of the duck's feet on the ground.

I love that I work in a small New England college town. I work on Main street, this is my view.

And this too. The church my daughter grew up in and was married in.

I love that cleaning out a drawer I found a ufo from last year. It was thrown aside when husband got sick. I love that I found it and can finish it with a glad heart.
What do you love most about life?
R.I.P Dick Clark I spent many a Saturday morning watching you.
And many new years eves celebrating with you.


Pat said...

Is it a grandmother thing or an age thing? I too find myself loving the simple things like flowers and babies and the joy of a beautiful spring day. Great post!

yaya said...

I was sad to hear Dick Clark had died. I too grew up with him every Sat. on Bandstand...You have many things to love today and I do too..too many to list but I do love your blog and your friendship!

Mugwump Woolies said...

I use to leave hand prints on glass doors too. I knew those little hands would be gone all too fast.
Love your view and love that beautiful forsythia bush...I really miss them.

Julia said...

Wow, Miss baby grew quickly. So cute.

I can understand how precious those little fingerprints are. The same happened to me when my twin grandsons were just learning to walk and they both stood up at my patio door and left small hand prints on my window. I couldn't bear to wash them and left them there for a long time. I appreciated so much these prints that they left me after they went home.

How nice that you found that rug at this time. Happy Hooking.
Hugs, JB

Okio B Designs said...

I love the smell of fresh cut grass in the spring; sand between my toes when walking on the beach with my boys; finding amazing garage sale goodies and bloggy friends like you!

Hope you and the hubby are going great!


From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

I love where you live. My daughter will be living there this summer. She has a job up there. I love that they loved the duck. just adorable.

Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

Sounds like a wonderful life.

Jane and Lance Hattatt said...

Hello Cathy:
Such wonderful pleasures confirming that it is, indeed, the simple things which count so much in life.

This whole post reads rather in the manner of Rupert Brooke's 'These I have loved...'. Such joy.

BumbleBeeLane said...

I love your sweet post

Connie said...

I grinned when I read the part about the hand prints as I still have them on my windows from my little grands' last visit. :)
Such lovely photos and the post is too. I love the simple pleasures of life also.
What a pretty project you have there.
I guess I could write this morning I love that I can awaken without an alarm telling me it's time to get up, the first cup of coffee as I watch the daylight emerge from the darkness, sitting on the deck and hearing the birds chirp and sing, among so many other wonderful joys of life. I DO love the simple life.

jody said...

i love the hand prints on the window! its so nice to see the little things in life, keeps us grounded! still cool up here but the back yard in calling me.. glad david is doing well! thinking of you and enjoy your day!

Rose H (UK) said...

Contentment is a wonderful thing, just a shame we have to get older to enjoy it!
Rose H

Donna said...

I love the fingerprints too...that's my favorite!! Love your views too and New England is my favorite part of the country. Lucky you!! The rug looks like it will be a cheerful note on a stressful year. I hope mine ends as well.

Saundra said...

My son is 43 and I still have his first grade handprint that was made as a gift to parents. It is still hanging on my sewing room wall.

Glad you are working on the UFO with a happy heart and it has wonderful vibrant colors to express your joy.


Stacy Crawford said...

I love the smell of lilacs and the air after a summer shower.

Lots to mention.

Nice post!

Rugs and Pugs said...

Cathy ~
I love that all is going so well with David!!! And that Miss Baby is cute as a button. It seems like just yesterday you were fretting over what she should call you and hubby. How time flies!
Hugs :)

Sweet Tea said...

I love going barefoot and the smell of freshly mown grass & honeysuckle...Your little granddoll is adorable!

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

I love...this post!!! Your grandaughters fingerprints, that New England town, and your unfinished rug! So many great SIMPLE things to love. I'm your newest follower!
Erica :)

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Dick Clark's death saddened me also- I spent many Saturday mornings watching American Bandstand- he is just an icon of my youth!

DearHelenHartman said...

Your town looks like something out of a storybook! This post is the perfect reminder to appreciate all the small, dear things all around us.

camp and cottage living said...

You have much to love! And I can see why you do love it all.
Yes, those were fun Saturday's dancing right in our living rooms.

Sassafras and Winterberry said...

Very sweet! I'm just getting around to visiting blogs.