Saturday, May 14, 2016
Midnight on Fri the 13th
I'm sitting on my mom's deck, listening to the night sounds. Crickets have packed it in, but the trains and traffic are creating a dull background noise. Other than that? So quiet.
It smells delicious out here. Well, not delicious as in Good Food Smells, but wonderful. Like in Spring scents. Floral blossoms. Fresh air. Candles.
I've pulled my hair up into a pony tail, but the light breeze is causing the wisps of hair on the back of my neck to tickle me and it's giving me the shivers, so I've put on my hoodie.
These are perfect blogging conditions.
Well perfect 'anything' conditions, for that matter. Playing a game. Having a conversation. Sharing a meal. Reading a book. Praying. Thinking. Planning. Posting pics to Instagram. Nosing about on Twitter. Looking into touristy things to do in Vietnam.
I know that most everyone in my world (except, probably my kids) is sleeping right now. I love that. Some people like being up before everyone wakes in the morning.
I like being the last one awake at the end of the day.
Here's what I've been thinkin 'bout:
This inspirational piece:
If you can't read it easily, here it is again:
By Roger Fields: