Thursday, February 18, 2010

Day Whatever

1. pondering modern medicine, which helps my baby get well.

2. birthday cake

3. home fries

4. creative bloggy friends

5. feeling like I'm on a team

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Day #8

Some days, these moments are harder to find than others.

1. scratching Toby behind his ears, his eyes closed, leaning into my hand.

2. five minutes of quiet with my Honey Nut Cheerios

3. Operating Instructions by Anne Lamott

Monday, February 8, 2010

Day #7

1. Doggy tails wagging after a weekend away

2. small hands, helping me put away the dishes

3. Target.

4. compliments

5. warm sunshine on my back

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Days #4, 5, & 6

1. A whole weekend with Mr. Daddy -- just the two of us!

2. Garlic hot wings at Wild Wings in Savannah -- with Mr. Daddy

3. oak trees dripping with Spanish moss.

4. Listening to writers talk about their craft.

5. Books!

6. Being challenged to think about things that are sometimes uncomfortable to think about.

7. Starkey Flythe! and poetry!

8. couple friends

9. Ann Lamott's books.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Day #3

1. Winter sunrises, pink and orange -- aflame.

2. 30 minutes !alone! in the car

3. grilled shrimp

4. singing Part of Your World to Punkin in the bathtub as she pretends to be Ariel.

5. a cellphone with a QWERTY keyboard.

I'm not going to have computer access for the next day or so, so I won't be able to post on the actual days, but I'm going to try to remember what my moments are and post them when I return.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Day #2

1. The new friends I've made at church -- funny, welcoming women.

2. Old friends.

3. 1 scoop of Godiva Chocolate coffee added to my regular coffee.

4. Bubba's singing.

5. My standing weekly lunch date with my mom.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Day #1

This is my new blog. The one where I'll count my blessings, so to speak, in the form of small graces. I started trying to do this last year but didn't get very far. I'm 32 days late this year but better late than never, I always say.

1. Wholly Guacamole

2. The Elvis channel on XM radio

3. Early morning snuggles with Punkin

4. Mr. Daddy taking Toby out for his morning walk -- at 5:30 a.m.

5. Swiss Miss dark hot chocolate