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This snapshot I came across of our wedding- it’s been almost 22 years!

My can’t-do-without aprons!  The middle one was made by my sister-in-law, Nancy.  It fits in perfectly with my other two vintage aprons.  I can’t wait til it’s broken in and the fibers are as well worn and soft as the other two!  

The smell of honeysuckle and fresh mown hay.

The funny and beautiful way the light got captured in this bed cover.

Coffee, this mug, and turquoise nail polish.

Flowers. in every stage.

The orchid I got for Mother’s Day! (need to figure out how to take care of it)

This quote by Theodore Roosevelt:

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. 

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again,

because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause;

who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly . . .”

As read on Brene Brown’s post about her new book titled DARING GREATLY.

Also college boy is home and the other two are done today at noon! SUMMER VACATION!!!

7 Comments Add yours

  1. you haven’t aged a day in 22 years!

  2. uklassinus says:

    Aw, you look so happy.

    I always liked that quote. Summer already?? I hope that it’s a great one.

  3. How beautiful your photographs are! I love them all — they are lush, and very emotional.

  4. Look how pretty and handsome you 2 are in your wedding photo! Love that! Love the whole thing, actually! Our kids aren’t released until next Wednesday, so I still have a few days to get things done! You are awesome, btw! Quickly becoming one of my hero’s!

  5. golittlered says:

    Love the wedding photo, in fact all of the pictures are glorious. I can smell the hay and am going to reach out and snatch one of those aprons.

  6. Leslie says:

    That’s a lot of good stuff! Your photos are lovely, so peaceful and real. I hope you have a wonderful summer with your boys 🙂

  7. jlundgren says:

    Your photographs are stunning. Thank you for sharing them on your blog!

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