And so here I am today; back at the computer, happy for yesterday's impromptu celebration and with a few moments on my hand to write you all a note.
The friends of yesterday haven't been the only sweet souls to stop by. Our days are well balanced between visits from friends and family and serene (mostly) hours spent privately among all six of us under this roof- from baby to dogs.
This NEW roof to be exact. The shifting of ladders and tools from the back of the house to the front signaled the end was in sight. Yesterday we bid a fond farewell to our
(pics from a recent apple picking outing- thanks M, J and E!!!)
Bear begins most mornings snuggled in our bed listening to stories with baby A. He then moves on to booking his personal calendar for the day- I seriously think he gets more calls each week than Champ or I do. "It takes a village", most certainly.
The harvest has continued even though our world stutter stepped for a few days. Gradually, peacefully I am picking up where I left off; eager to freeze my most favorite of all fall homage- pumpkins!
Champ is ever reminded of his important role in this family as all clamor to him eager for snuggles, wrestle time or a quick walk. His patience astounds me since after he has pacified all the males in the family, he still has to deal with me.
That sums it up for now. We try to swing with the ups and downs and savor when all the puzzle pieces click into place.
-The birth story patiently waits in the dugout as I roll the words around in my mind. I'm thinking next week for sure...
- Oh, were you here for baby pictures? Here's what I pulled out of my sling earlier this week: