Sunday, January 20, 2013
Things That Fly
This little guy would certainly fly, if he could!
I was thrilled to capture such a fun photo:)
In fact, he flies around here most days...buzzing like a bee, not so much in a hurry to land any where...Or any time for that matter:) Moving at a rapid speed of any kind of play is his game. And that's the perfect life for an eight (soon to be nine) year old.
I'm trying to remember these things, appreciate these things, the simple things, that make me smile as I watch another thing fly by...
Where has my baby gone?
She'll be 5 soon.
How did we gain another teen so quickly?...
High School next year!
And my oldest child will be 20 this year (yikes)!
Which reminds me to cherish "oldest/youngest" moments like these:)
I know it sounds cliche but it's still worth repeating and reminding myself over and over again. Like the wind that blows, time flies...."Enjoy the moment, each moment," I tell myself.
Well, yes I did...for once!
We did it....
The weather beckoned and we went!
I'm not always good at this. In fact, I'm terrible at being spontaneous, especially without my husband. That being said, I always welcome help in this area:) College boy was home to encourage and prod so we did it...Dad was working so the rest of us packed up at the spur of the moment and headed out for a hike, not sure where we'd end up!
That's SO not-like-me the "master planner":)
After option A failed, we ended up here, a couple of hours from home, just outside of San Francisco at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. There's an old Army Fort to explore and some foot paths a long the Bay and up in the hills (headlands) that lend these amazing views on a clear day.
I feel a little guilty showing off this glorious weather that we've been having. *wink*
Don't get me wrong, it hasn't been all that warm...Most mornings we are scraping the ice from our windshields before Mass.
Chilly and all, it sure has been stunningly, clear and bright around here.
I'm not a photographer, by any means, but I had fun capturing some interesting shots!
I sent this one (above) to my son and said "Your future looks bright!"
Love this one in the tunnel too...
Can I just say that I love being outdoors.
I am restless until I get there.
It draws me out of my rigid routine,
promising freedom as God draws me to Himself in His natural world.
All spirits renewed!
College boy is back to his Texas college now.
We sure enjoyed having him home for a whole month!
Feeling blessed, I look toward the horizon with peace...Waiting for the next moment to seize, watching carefully for things that fly!