Archives for June 29, 2012

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I was up today at five.  That’s early for me:  too early considering I went to sleep around 1 a.m.  Today’s high is 102.  I headed outside and gave my bees fresh water and then watered my garden as well.  Larkspur joined me.  It takes about an hour and a half to water the whole garden by hand, but it’s one of my favorite things to do.

We picked up The Parent Trap at the library yesterday and I think we’ll watch it this afternoon when it’s hottest outside.  I must have watched that movie dozens upon dozens of times when I was a kid, wishing there was some way I could trick my parents into getting back together just like in the movie.

Last night the girls wanted me to tell them a story while I was in the bed with them.  I am not a good spontaneous storyteller.  I have to draw on my experiences or stories I’ve read elsewhere.  Somehow I ended up telling them an abbreviated and partially made up version of Mandy.  Larkspur was completely enthralled.  I might have to pull that book off the shelf and start reading it aloud today.  I loved it so much when I was a little girl.

Jonny and I gave up coffee just before Lent this year and haven’t picked it back up again.  He hasn’t stopped talking about it though, and yesterday I bought him a bag.  I might join him with just a small cup today.  I might need it.

Early morning, I like it so much better than late night.  I wish I could get myself flip flopped into going to bed early, and getting up early every day.  That morning light is so soft and pretty.

p.s.  I wrote about Larkspur’s pants here.