We found a lovely tree trimming/gardening business (they'd been working around our neighborhood) so we had them do some much-needed tree trimming. Now if it snows before the leaves have fallen, branches won't break. We were also worried because this lovely maple (our one beautiful tree) was spreading her arms to rest on our neighbor's roof.
Yes, so while other people do things, I sit and think. Ha!
We found bargains at the Home Goods store. Twelve dollars for lovely white gowns!
James likes to wear his jammies instead of clothes! So funny! He came over this morning while his mama went to her OB appointment.
I had the privilege today of lunching with a sweet friend. We had so much fun. I love one-on-one so much better than group gatherings. I've participated in a lot of group gatherings and they CAN be fun, but not as fun as across-the-table sweet communion with one dear hearted friend. Bliss.
I've been watching podcasts (knitting and such) which has revealed to me that I am out of the loop (ha ha ha) when it comes to knitting. I am on Ravelry but it's a mystery to me. I don't have a stash like the podcasters do. I don't have a stash of fabric per se either. I have some but not a lot. I think it's odd that I don't hoard such things. I do hoard books, shoes, and journals. Oh, and colored pencils. And stickers. Do you hoard anything?
Don't "they" say hoarding is a fear of some sort? A fear of being without? I can relate to that. I do not want to run out of paper towels or coffee. I MUST have rice milk to put in my tea or to moisten my cereal. I have a lot of essential oils and I'm not ready to give up my monthly order yet. I've noticed that I like to have many books by favorite authors. For example I have rows of Rosamunde Pilcher, the Mitford books, Elizabeth Goudge, Gladys Taber, anything about Beatrix Potter, Susan Branch books, some favorite juvenile novels, and multiple copies of Little Women and The Wind in the Willows. I gave away half of my "how to eat" books. I keep books about writing. I keep my books about how to know God, how to really walk with Jesus. I have many bibles.
So I do hoard books. I do not want to part with them. I guess what we gather and hold on to reveals what we love and maybe I "like" knitting and yarn but I don't love making things as much as I love reading and writing. Overall, I enjoy listening to people talk about what THEY love. Do you?
It's time for tea. Thanks for reading my rambles.
YOU are kind to do so.