Posts filed under ‘memories’

angels

an angel above Paris

then, now…….for always

a silent omnipresence

sight of grace rings hope

March 1, 2019 at 1:54 pm 4 comments

Monday in Paris #3

The Louvre

the lights of Paris have embraced my mind

and

inspired my thoughts ~

reigniting dreams

from

a childhood…… long passed……

February 25, 2019 at 1:40 pm 3 comments

sidelines

 

I miss the sidelines of yesteryear ~

when time and space existed in unison ~

as each moment unfolded

and

our dreams embraced.

 

 

Now,

the passage of time and distance have altered these lines.

 

You have taken flight

~ chasing angels ~

whose beacons flash the promises of dreams.

 

&

 

I stand here

~ quietly ~

as my patience longingly awaits

~ words ~

to scroll……. across……. a……. screen…….

 

 

January 16, 2019 at 3:00 pm 3 comments

i can still wish…

*

three years without you has been an adventure ~

a never-ending roller coaster of life ~ ~

where the valleys have out numbered the peaks.

i still miss you everyday

and

hear your voice and laughter

and

wish you would return,

though

i know you cannot make the journey

but

still… a girl can wish upon stars and shiny pennies… can she not?

*

maybe one day,

you will drop by and pay us a little visit ~

hang out like we used to….

we can take in a movie

and

eat all of our favorite naughty foods

or

go cruising in Starla and camping in the Vee.

i know the boys would be all for it

and

Sydnee Pee would certainly not object,

though you may have to fight for a spot on her couch.

yes,

you heard me correctly – ‘her’ couch.

*

a girl can still wish

and

i will keep on wishing

and

i will – we will – continue loving you.

i can assure you of this ~

forever.

*

thinking.....thinking.....

the three boys thinking…..thinking…..

*

March 13, 2015 at 12:15 pm 22 comments

ever too late…never

March 1, 2015 at 4:42 pm 5 comments

Happy 20th Pnut!

~

I am in shock

&

in awe

&

in a state of disbelief

&

I am amazed

how

20 years

could fly by

on a breeze

~

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South Rim of the Grand Canyon!!

~

Actually Jordan is jumping!!!  Not certain if there is a breeze but, yes he is really jumping and this photo, believe it or not, was neither tweaked, photo shopped or anything of the like!  (Honestly, I asked.)  It seemed Jordan kept jumping like a jack-in-the-box and Peyton took rapid shots with his i-phone and this is the ‘highest point’ picture!

~

 

January 23, 2015 at 1:45 pm 13 comments

old roads

*

walking down old roads

miles and miles of memories

pieces left behind

*

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December 29, 2014 at 3:09 pm 10 comments

excavating

~

digging through old boxes

discovering priceless treasures aplenty

resurrecting a distant past

I am alive again

~

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yours truly

~

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7 1/2 years old

~

December 29, 2014 at 2:06 pm 22 comments

true love

20 years of life

~

of dreams

fulfilled

~ now ~

undying

memories

of a true love,

which will never fade…ever…

ballet shoes

just a ‘few’ shoes…the extra special ones

&

my first pair of ballet tights

December 29, 2014 at 1:31 pm 19 comments

The Nutcracker Act II – The Finale

The Finale

soaring crescendos

all the dancers on the stage

Clara bids farewell

clara

me – Act I – center stage – before the tree starts to grow

The photo above was taken from a special souvenir photo book which was created for the 1981 Nutcracker Season.  After spending my Sunday afternoon digging through boxes, I found this gem amongst many, many other treasures.  This photo was taken in 1979.

I hope you have enjoyed my series of pieces inspired by The Nutcracker Ballet.  As a child, the holidays were The Nutcracker. As an adult, they are very special memories – ones which I will never, ever forget.  Just ask my boys….they hear the same stories year after year, after year, after year…..and it looks like y’all will be suffering the same fate!

December 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm 17 comments

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