Whew! Re-entry week almost over and it feels like “normal” life is more normal!
My day started out incredibly when Steve sent me this link for my listening pleasure! (Adele’s new album drops Nov. 19 and I.can’t.wait!!)
The Loose Tooth is still hanging in there! (Heidi is a much more patient mom than I ever was, I would have pulled the sucker out by now! lol)
We had such strange weather in Michigan… practically no wind any day! Which meant no waves at the beach. It was so strange to stand on the Frankfort Beach and have Lake Michigan be like glass!
I get my flu shot this morning… yay!
My knitting mojo has RETURNED! Thanks to Gnorwen! LOL Today is all about Arm Knitting and I am eager to finish the things on my list so I can sit down and knit!
Finally (so I can get started on my list!) I heard a poem by Connie Wanek this week and I have not stopped thinking about it since. I think there is some incredible wisdom on her words which had me nodding my head frequently. (And I had no idea that Connie has a collection of Mrs. God poems!)
by Connie Wanek
Someone had to do the dirty work,
spading the garden, moving mountains,
keeping the darkness out of the light,
and she took every imperfection personally.
Mr. Big Ideas, sure,
but someone had to run the numbers.
Then talk about babies: he never imagined
That was part of his charm, of course,
his frank amazement at consequences.
The pretty songs he gave the finches:
those spoke to his
innocence, his ability to regard
every moment as fresh. “Let’s give them
free will and see what happens.”
he said, ever the optimist.
Connie Wanek, “Mrs. God” from Rival Gardens: New and Selected Poems.
Have a great weekend everyone! I will see you all back here on Monday!
I need to get back to Gnorwen! It’s down to the fiddly stuff and I can’t wait to finish! It’s been a fun project.
I’m glad things are feeling back to normal. That is one persistent loose tooth, that Lake Michigan picture is an amazing sight, and Mrs. God is an incredible poem. Someone had to do the dirty work!
That’s an amazing shot of Lake Michigan! I hope your arm knitting is productive and your weekend is relaxing. And maybe that tooth will fall out this weekend!
Wow you have some good energy going there and YAY for the knitting mojo to return, I think the weather being a bit cooler helps. My daughter used to let loose teeth dangle and my son would rip them out…ugh.
What a quiet amazing day on Lake Michigan. I hope to visit someday. I like to take my time with the reentry week. I need a little time to treasure and store all the memories of time with my family. Have a good weekend.
That’s a beautiful photo of the lake. I got my flu shot yesterday, too!
I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend! yay for shots (I had mine last week), visits from the tooth fairy (maybe? hopefully!), and things to look forward to – and back on.
It’s very weird when the lake is still. What a beautiful photo! I’m glad you’re finding your knitting groove again. I often find that some fiddly little project is The Thing when I’m not “feeling it.” (And then the fiddly thing often gets me in the mood to begin something bigger . . . and less fiddly. And so the wheels turn . . . ) XO