Post details: Blog Your Blessings Sundays: The Moment.

05/13/07

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Blog Your Blessings Sundays: The Moment.

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I was having a bad morning yesterday... but it did improve...

I woke up in a genuine funk... just tired, burnt out, and feeling a touch dejected... but I knew it was transitory... and it was.

If you read my Busly Saturday item, you'll see what I meant.

Like I said, however, it didn't last... and my recommendations to myself were indeed the cure... spend some time with Sue and the puppies... then I did a little surfing before heading out for the day and had a "visitor" who's blog offered an image of a beloved childhood toy.

Then we went out for a stroll and whatnot... and my mood generally improved tenfold.

On our walk, we picked up some lunch from a favourite Ukranian deli and settled in at home for a restful day with movies and our lunch... The kiddo is away for the weekend, so it's just Sue and me (until this evening) and we wanted something nice to celebrate just being together in a gentle way...

The weather has been genuinely springlike (FINALLY) and our windows are cranked open to allow a nice breeze of fresh air... and the sounds of our neighbourhood also.

The latter bit is usually traffic, people loudly talking, and the hustle-and-bustle of a city street... but while eating our schnitzels, we both perked up...

Wafting in with the wind was not only the usual sounds... but faintly, almost wafting in with the air were the sounds of a lone piper...

It was faint, but there was no denying it... the skirl of a pipe was audible... and we both knew, it was a busker who often plays on the major street nearby, but usually, too far away for us to hear it in our closet apartment well appointed compound.

...but today was different...

The sounds were the wind, the faint cluster of the city, and the sound of a bagpiper playing a lively air.

I looked at Sue... and realised, that in many ways, life was perfect... sure, the closet apartment family compound could be larger... sure, we're still battling bugs from our online issues... sure, there's work aplenty to do... but for a moment, it was me, my wife, our dogs, a lovely lunch... and the piper far off in the distance.

That, and many other "moments", are blessings... and very often, in the day-to-day ramblings of life, we miss them... but not yesterday.

...and when we are able to notice these wonderful moments, what more blessing could we ask for?

Life, more often than not, is really good.


Now, yes, I know it's mother's day... and I will be calling my mum to wish her a happy one... but I figured that many bloggers would be covering the blessing of mothers so I thought I'd do something a touch different.

That said, however, I do want to wish EACH and EVERY mother, mom, momma, mum, mummy, or however you are addressed the very best of this day... We, your children, love you all!

...and to my two favourite mothers, my wife and my own mum, I love you both and am glad that I will soon be speaking to the one, and cuddling with the other shortly.

Happy Mother's Day!

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Comments:

Comment from: threecollie [Visitor] Email · http://northviewdiary.blogspot.com/
Happy Mother's Day to Sue and all....
PermalinkPermalink 05/13/07 @ 07:13
Comment from: sue [Member] Email · http://www.helpcoverthebus.com/
Thank you threecollie! Happy Mother's Day to you too!
PermalinkPermalink 05/13/07 @ 09:42
Comment from: MsDemmie [Visitor] Email · http://msdemmie.wordpress.com/
Happy Mothers Day and Happy BYB Sunday
PermalinkPermalink 05/13/07 @ 12:58
Comment from: Admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Hey MsDemmie... Back atcha! (Remember, although Sue qualifies, the only time I've ever been called a "mother", it was meant in a derogatory sense.)
PermalinkPermalink 05/13/07 @ 18:53
Comment from: marilyn [Visitor] Email · http://eclectichuman.blogspot.com/
Happy Sunday!
PermalinkPermalink 05/13/07 @ 23:07
Comment from: Admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Hi Marilyn... and happy Monday!
PermalinkPermalink 05/14/07 @ 06:55

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