18 January 2009

ordinary time

he is in the bedroom...watching an old TV show, now viewable online
i am at my desk letting my mind have its way with words
the children are all out in the world~~ school, work, friends
the dogs are in a sunbeam...soaking life's wisdomthe house is quiet...just~ clock ticks, fire crackles & an occasional soft crescendo of music from his program
the kitchen is tidy between breakfast & lunch, dinner already a done deal, & merely a remnant of chores (grading some school work) is all that remainsthe tide is coming in
the birds~ right now, a bluejay~ frequent the feeder
when did time last stand still like this?all the could-should-would's have quieted in my oft-too-busy mind
sweet weekend moment of ordinary time

9 comments:

Annie said...

I'm feeling the hush with you.

Jennifer said...

Sunday nights are my favorite time of the week. Things feel finished... and ready to begin again.

The pictures are beautiful.

Geraldine said...

This is very beautiful. The serenity comes through your words and photos!

- A - C - said...

Treasure this moment.

Paula said...

I just love the soft ticking of a clock.

My husband and I share the same room , he at the computer and me at the easel. The click click click of the keyboard is nice.

Catvibe said...

Very beautiful! Your photography is gorgeous. I have been so wrapped up in Clarity that I have fallen back on some of my beloved blog friends! I'm looking forward to reading your Hearth post. It looks intriguing.

Karen Cole said...

Those "ordinary" moments are truly magical.

Beautifully done.

casalba said...

I've got one of those "busy minds" too. Moments like these are priceless.

(Thank you for your support - "casalba" went a little wobbly for a moment there.) Best wishes, Sally

qualcosa di bello said...

annie...isn't it sweet!?

jennifer...thanks. i love that feel too.

geraldine...serenity is the word for sure.

andrea...i did.

cat...that is a high compliment from a very talented visual arts person such as yourself...grazie!

karen...the ordinary is the magic.

sally...don't you dare go away!!!!! lots of love...