These past few days here in my neck of the woods, have been cloudy and horribly muggy. The temperatures have hovered around 100 degrees. It is dreadful I tell you. But despite this heat, I do see some subtle signs of Fall. The leaves are blowing gently in the breeze. The evenings are cooling a bit. The shadows are longer. The pumpkins have hit the stores. Perhaps a few hot days ahead still, but Fall is coming.
Last night I took these pictures of the beautiful sunset.
I walked to the very back of our property, and with every passing second it got more beautiful!!
I stood out there, on our sport court, looking heavenward for a very long time. I was talking to my Dad, as I often do, when I am struck by nature's painted skies, and gazing into the heavens. I had the most incredible sense of peace come over me.
I could hear him call my name...."Kristin"
As if it were yesterday, I could hear his voice. I stood out there until the sun went all the way down, and the painted skies turned black. I talked to my Dad. And he talked to me.
My Dad lives in my heart every day. I miss him terribly. But I know he lives within all of us.
I walked past the coop and said goodnight to my girls. Goodnight Scarlett. Goodnight Bloom.
Goodnight Beatrice, Tilly, Ham, Chickas and Sammy.
Since my husband and son had gone up to the lake to fish, I went inside and tried out my new velcro rollers.
Lovely, eh? I have to tell you, I LOVE these curlers! I can't believe my hair is finally long enough to roll up! I remember as a teenage, I would save those little orange juice cans from frozen juice and use those for jumbo rollers? I put my hair up into one ponytail on top of my head and rolled it up with those cans into sections. Anyone remember doing that? These velcro rollers are so easy. No clips, just roll them into your hair, and they grip and stay put. I rolled up slightly damp hair, and then held the blow dryer on low to finish the drying. I LOVE these. I didn't take an after photo, because I was in my jammies. But I will soon.
Have a great day out there, wherever you are today. And remember what Mark Twain said:
Getting older is mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter! XO Kris