If only I could live in perpetual season of spring; the perfect season.
A world filled with constant blooms, gentle warm winds and temperatures always in the 70’s.
But such is not life. There is winter right now, and while we don’t get much here in Georgia. We get more than I need or want. However, my daughter loves it, even when we simply get just a dusting of snow.
This year we got enough snow for her to make a snow angel. ♥ 😉
Mommy, look at my snow angel
And even build a snowman.
Do you wanna build a snowman?
This post is in response to the weekly photo challenge at The Daily Post, this week it is Seasons.
I have truly missed the weekly photo challenges, so I am happy to be back online and ready to participate.
This week the Daily Post weekly photo challenge is Vibrant. It is to share a vibrant picture and rid the internet of the winter gloom.
What could that better than these 2 smiling faces! – This was from our Disney vacation last September.
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Not only is SHE my reward… The trip to Disney and the Ice Cream were her reward!
My reward enjoying her reward!
In response to The Daily Post Photo Challenge: Reward
Today’s daily post prompt is an Audience of One – Simply to write a post or letter to the one person you wished was reading your blog right now. My contribution is below.
The Locked Box
I miss you.
I am a master at putting my feelings away in a little box and locking it up with an array of different locks and keys.
Why do I do this, you ask?
Because I miss you.
If I didn’t lock away my feelings, I might be reminded of the fact I will never get to hear your voice again.
I would know you weren’t going to show up for any holiday gatherings.
I would be forced to acknowledge the fact that your granddaughter only had a few short years with you.
I would be reminded that others I know, can still hug their mother close.
I would have to face the fact that I will never again feel your arms around me.
When I have news to share, I would know I couldn’t call you.
I would cry.
So instead, I lock away those feelings. I keep them in a precious box that no one knows the combination to.
Because thinking of you is too painful.
Missing you tears me apart.
I feel raw and sad and lonely.
I love you, mom.
I miss you!
I took this picture a few years ago while we were walking along the sidewalk one Saturday morning. I loved the way our shadows looked and thought it captured the innocence of child and the essence of protection from a parent.
I am sharing this for the Daily Post weekly Photo challenge: Shadowed
This weeks photo prompt for The Daily Post is nighttime.
It’s really hard to take great nighttime shots with my point and shoot but here are my contributions!
Night Time Fair Riding
This week the Daily Post Photo Challenge is Zigzag – I decided to look at nature and find the twisting, winding, zigzagging peaks
The Zig Zag of the Twin Peaks in St. Lucia
A Zig-Zagging road in The Smokey Moutains
The zig-zagging body of a snake
The Zig-Zagging pattern on a Giraffe