Monday, May 19, 2014

the quotidian (5.19.14)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary; 
everyday; ordinary; commonplace


A strategic hint from my children.


Irony. 
(The title of the magazine is Faces.)


Morning chores under cover of Mother Nature's invisibility cloak.


The beautiful ordinary.


Rain watching.


Leaf armor.


Rellenitos: better than I remembered.


Fat and fatigued: three weeks to go.


Saturday supper.


He loved this book to the point of actually memorizing parts of it.


Bare feet, sunshine, and green, ahhhh.

This same time, years previous: help, a burger, a play, and some bagels, 'twas an honor, baked brown rice, my favorite things, rhubarb streusel muffins, strawberry spinach salad, caramel cake, cinnamon tea biscuits, and talking points, rained out.

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    1. He's a little secret I've been working on...

      (Kidding---he's my nephew.)

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  2. So, where are you getting your milk from these days?

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    1. A gift from a neighbor---aren't we lucky?

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  3. I LOVE the baby studying up on how to be an effective teen. I approve of working ahead. And do you like your ice cream maker? I'm thinking this might be the year I get one.

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    1. I LOVE my ice cream maker. Eating homemade ice cream has become ridiculously (and dangerously) easy.

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  4. The beautiful ordinary - that's a lovely phrase. Almost as good as The Magic of Ordinary Days which is a book/movie. It's a grace to be able to wallow in and appreciate the pleasures that are available to us every day. Thanks for reminding me so often!

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  5. The hint your kids left made me smile. What type did you make? And...that dog's eyes...she looks a little pathetic. Your daughter's armour is very creative...still inspired by *Hook*? Your quotidian posts are some of my favourites. Did you get the title name from somewhere or is it yours?? (I've always wondered.) Have a wonderful week! Hugs, Camille

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