Thursday, May 05, 2011

Thursday morning

It's really early, just after 6 a.m., and the house is quiet. The kettle is boiling and in a minute or two I will make the tea and put a pot of coffee on. Everyone will get up, and the rush {and noise} will begin. We have to be out the door just after 7:30 a.m. today. Thank goodness for these quiet moments, and for the tulips at the end of our path. I must remember to stop and smell them on the way past. At the start of a crazy day, when I am overwhelmed with my list of things to do, tea and tulips are just the thing I need to remind me that life is good, and this too shall pass.


Aren't they beautiful?

Happy Thursday! Have a good day, wherever you are...

PS: The tulips are lovely, but even better are the lilacs, due to start blooming any day now!

10 comments:

  1. oh i am a big fan of tulips. although, we only get them for a week or two when dannon brings a bunch home. i would love to have them growing outside my window to enjoy all season! just lovely...

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  2. Hope you remember to stop and smell the tulips! Tea and tulips sounds like a lovely way to start off the day. I keep dreaming of gardening. Now if only it would warm up!

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  3. I love seeing these popping up everywhere! I wish we had planted more around our house...

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  4. I'm glad you could enjoy some quiet time! those are quite beautiful tulips too. Just lovely! They look like the colors of a sunset.

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  5. Thanks for the early-bird post & the lovely tulips! Hope you've had a good Thursday. XOXO!

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  6. Remembering to stop and appreciate the little things can help so much. They are beautiful flowers and I know that I have to start a garden.

    Glad you got the postcards too!

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  7. Oooh the colors on these is just lovely. Hope you have a delicious weekend, Erin!

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  8. Those quiet moments in the morning are precisely why I wake up at 5am most days (though I slept in twice this week -- once until 6am, today until 5:50am). It's my time to slow down and appreciate the morning sunrise, the new day, and all the wonderful things in my life.

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