Bright Moments

Taking a moment, slowing down, drifting back & forth between all the things that give me joy

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a little crochet,

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a little nerdy stitching for him,

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a little collecting, sorting, sifting & snarking,

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organizing like with unlike and scissors with scissors.

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Giving a quiet moment to memories, to sadness, to the background ache,

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to the melancholy that creeps in when something good, bad or indifferent, ends, begins or stays the same.

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Bright studio moments for not dead plants & for giant cones of red wool,

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and for creating tiny treats, small enough for a mouse’s pocket.

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Moments for loving grouchy grinches & for just plain love,

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and maybe a little extra moment for the love of 8 homemade butter mints.

4 thoughts on “Bright Moments

  1. This is a lovely post, thank you. “Background ache”… yes. It’s familiar, like an old sad friend, whom I respect and honor. We must be gentle with ourselves.

    I love all these pictures especially much! thank you as ever for the beauty & inspiration.

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  2. Lovely post and photos. My “background ache” is my dear mom, gone 18 years but never more present than at Christmas. Thank you, Amanda

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