Tuesday, May 24, 2011

It's the Little Things

My mom showed me last year how to cut an apple in horizontal slices when I'm making a peanut-butter-on-apples snack.   Who knew there was a little star inside every apple, just waiting to be discovered?   And every time I see that star, I picture my mom cutting her apple just the same way, all the way across the country in Texas. 

And it makes me feel a little bit more connected to her.  Which makes me happy. 

It's the little things. 


What little thing made you happy today?

7 comments:

  1. What little thing made me happy? I guess it was a little thank you card with a picture of an iPad on it. Thanks for helping the child with that today!

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  2. That little guy makes me happy every day, too! Glad to help!

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  3. Little thing that made me happy...I met a neighbor who adopted a new doggy - clearly so Sandy could have a new friend. But more importantly, I really can't read your blog anymore, like literally can't. The text on the brown background is really hard for me to make out, and the first 3-4 letters are on the ribbon trim. Am I going blind? Is it just me? Help!

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  4. Yay, I see puppy play dates in your future! And how crazy about the strange blog display! I'll work on it!

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  5. We have 2 silkie hens who are both sharing the same 3 eggs. Aidan made a calendar to mark off when the eggs might hatch. Yesterday, one hatched! The baby is tiny and has 2 mamas. It made us all very, very happy. We are still waiting to see if the other two hatch.

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  6. How sweet, Priscilla! I hope the other eggs hatch healthy chickies, too!

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  7. This posting made my day. I love you TJ.
    I eat peanut butter apples just this way quite often. I also eat celery stalks with peanut butter which I make up and put in plastic containers in the frig so I can have a healthy snack anytime.
    We ate our first batch of yellow squash that we grew tonight. It was wonderful.
    We had a late afternoon thunderstorm, gusty wind, loud thunder, heavy down pour. It had been so long since it rained that I stayed on the back porch and watched the water pour down on the sunflowers, feeling the mist when the wind would blow hard. I actually took pictures...and then afterward I took Lucy for a walk as the sun was setting, peachy, pink clouds, end of day blue sky, hot and humid and amazing.

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