Monday, July 8, 2013

Dear Summer,

Oh how I adore you.  Let me count the ways:

1.  I love you for the time to be fun and spontaneous. 
 For example, when we were out of milk, we grabbed donuts and headed to the river.

And found a new swimming hole.



2. I love you for the time to get projects done.  Like making my garden neat and tidy.

Exhibit A- walkways full of weeds that drove me bonkers.

 Exhibit B- Neat and tidy gravel walkways.  I cannot tell you how much more I enjoy going into my garden.


3.  I love you for the time to connect with the people we love.

Cousins!!

4.  I love you because our summer looks a bit more FUN now that we were blessed to buy a 'new to us' raft.


 And after 8 years (of being on baby patrol), I finally bought a fishing license.

 (hello little poser)
 (yes Nicole I am STILL wearing those same board shorts from college)


(this was such a FUN day on the water)

5.  I love you for the time to enjoy God's beautiful creation, where I often feel His presence the most.



Thank you for showing me how to slow down and truly relax.  It took a couple of weeks to embrace this chill mode, but now I'm ALL about it.

Your Friend,
Amy

8 comments:

  1. Summer fun. Looks like you all are enjoying yourselves fully!

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  2. I am dying over your garden. Seriously...I just died.

    Love you, friend.

    Thank you for the chat today and talking sense into me.

    xo

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  3. Yay a new post!!
    As I have said before you live in such a beautiful part of the country. We love fishing as well. It so just so peaceful....if you do not have kiddos fighting. ;)
    Love your garden. We thought we were moving this summer so I did
    not plant a garden. :( I visit the farmers market every week but just not the same.

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  4. Oh, what a neat, neat garden! My Hubby would absolutely love that.

    And, what sweet family time! GReat pictures!

    Happy week to you!

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  5. Your walk way is the difference between night and day! Way to go, girlie!

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  6. Ummm... That garden is amazing! I want mine to look like that! Just Amazing. And what a fun filled weekend. Happy Summer!

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  7. giiirrrlllll!
    teach me your pea gravel ways! we are going to do this, too, but i need advice in a barrier so that the weeds DON'T COME BACK! :)
    your garden is DIVINE!!!!
    xoxo

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