right here we spent a good
part of today
the blue ridge mountains
‘why are they blue?
trees on mountains aren’t blue.’
this was backseat commentary
from my 5 yr old boy.
who after a little quiet
continued on with,
‘i feel so small when we are
driving beside them.”
i relate as i
am feeling so very
unworthy of having been given
the gift, for that is what it is,
of being allowed to raise another
woman’s infant son.
am i good enough?
when this world
as it does
and we both know
how it shakes some people up.
so how did You decide to give me so much love?”
‘raise’ taken from 8:1 in proverbs.
soundtrack of the day: ‘lorraine’ by lori mckenna.
sts on the road: coriandi and some hush, hush project knitting.
in our ears,
we sallied forth
the remains of
an ice storm
the land without precipitation.
buy Lyrica india ‘where did you put the snow, mama?’
that they think me capable
every last bit
of the winter whiteness
that we left
at home sweet home.
and let me just say
that we all felt
exactly like this
to be out of the van
hugging our cousins,
settling in for our visit
and peeling off layers for the warmth.
soundtrack of the day: bill harley’s ‘there’s a pea on my plate’:
my explanation there’s a pea on my plate that my mother put there
she knows i don’t like peas but she doesn’t care
she says come on try it now it’s not the worst
if you want some ice cream, you must eat that pea first
and i really did put the pea on my spoon
but i made a mistake and my mouth closed too soon
it slipped off the spoon and fell on to the floor
my mom said don’t worry, she’s got plenty more…
‘warmth’ taken from 19:6 in the psalms.
sts on the road: 3/4 sleeves of a cardi done & 2 skeins of noro kogarashi balled.