Monday, June 6, 2011
Multitude Monday: One Thousand Gifts
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So much to do ... busy busy ... since moving to the beautiful farm. We have moved, arranged, rearranged, cleaned, organized, plowed, planted, watered, thinned, weeded ... and so much more.
This beautiful place has brought such blessings ... it seemed fitting to begin our lists again ... anew.
#1 This beautiful farm, our family's long-awaited "forever" home.
#2 Cherub 3's efforts, long and labor-intensive, fencing and preparing ...
#3 Our family's a mighty army when we all work together.
#4 Dry sunshine-filled moving days.
#5 Snapper mowers ... which mows grass, pastures, and blazes trails.
#6 A beautiful library, only 12 minutes away, with shelves seemingly to the sky.
#7 Sweet neighbors.
#8 AT&T finally installing our DSL service.
#9 DadToCherubs being able to work from home once again.
#10 Boat rides on beautiful afternoons.
#11 Our cozy cabin, in which we're starting to feel settled.
#12 Wildflowers in the pastures.
#13 Brushlines filled with bits of bright red promise .... blackberries not-quite-ripe.
#14 Spring peepers and bullfrogs -- our nighttime lullaby.
#15 Tilled soil ... planted seeds ... and high hopes of a bountiful harvest.
#16 Brain storming and barn planning ... and lots of quality time with our equines.
#17 A rescued nestling ... a Northern Mockingbird ... growing and thriving ... beginning to fly ...
#18 Winding trails in the woods and grand adventures unfolding at every bend.
#19 Bedtime reading while all is quiet.
#20 Beginning the summer session of our school year ... with one who will be a Senior when we're through.
#21 Arrangements made for summer visitors - oh the fun we'll have !!
#22 Summer swim team's beginning.
#23 "Routines" beginning to peek through our chaos ...
#24 Cool evening breezes.
#25 Discussions ... the making of farm and future plans with the Cherubs.