Weekends


inside looking out


My weekend was a simple quiet weekend.

Sightings:

-the way the sun angled in the sky illuminating my fence just so.
-four (four!) chickadees and one cardinal flitting about the trees at the edge of my woods.  Hearing their landings while they search for berries
-fresh deer tracks every single morning crossing the driveway that hasn't been snowblowed
-flurries every day causing a dusting that is enough to delight

Foods:

-finishing up the blueberry muffins, a dozen lasts forever when there's only two of us
-simple soup and grilled cheese for dinner yesterday
-left over curry from the freezer Saturday
-cutting into THE perfect avocado :)

Thoughts:

-relishing the quiet mornings with my coffee and notebooks
-enjoying my current knits on the needles and contemplating a sweater for my husband
-noticing the daylight that is added each morning and night-hello!!
-treasuring friendships where you pick up where you left off after the last get together
-getting lost in a book, wondering what will happen next

outside looking in
Joining Amanda

Comments

  1. a very gentle kind of weekend....i like it!!!

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  2. I loved reading every word of your weekend! It sounds so peaceful!

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  3. Sounds perfect! Calm, leisurely, great way to recharge one's batteries. :-)

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  4. That sounds like the most perfect weekend!

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  5. I'm so glad you were able to see birds, do they not stay around all year? We have cardinals all over the property that are always here, along with Carolina Wrens. I have been seeing a lot of robins lately and would love to get a picture, but every time I take the camera outside the dogs see me so off the birds fly.
    The perfect avocado? Oh yes!

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  6. The perfect avocado is a true delight for sure. Our weekend was much too busy. I am eager to have one like yours soon.

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  7. Isn't watching the angle of the sun change to lighter and brighter one of life's wonders? The perfect avocado is such a rare thing! We hope for snow this weekend. I envy your white world.

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  8. I am so happy that we are gaining some light each day. Oh the promise of summer! Glad you had a nice quiet weekend.

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  9. Oh that sounds like a wonderful weekend. Hoping your week is just as lovely :)

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  10. Winter can be so soothing and quiet. eh? Loved the peek into your day

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  11. Loved your thoughts...and the pictures! I especially like the adding of daylight hours both morning and evening! :) Makes a girl want to sing, yes?

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  12. I love the way you've organized your thoughts in this post. Sounds like you had a lovely, peaceful weekend. The birds at my feeder keep me smiling all winter long. : ) I saw lots of deer on my way to New York over the weekend. I think they're pretty hungry this time of year, poor things!

    That last photo is stunning!

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  13. sounds like a perfect weekend! and your snow, sigh, so pretty :)

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  14. It sounds like you had a restful and peaceful weekend!

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  15. what a wonderful weekend…sounds so peaceful!

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  16. With that snow I'm thinking your hubby would love a sweater!
    I'm thinking of making new shawls for my girls...
    Do you have a good simple pattern for me?
    XO
    XO

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    1. This is what I thought of when you asked
      http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/little-house-shawl

      What do you think? I think it would look so pretty :)

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  17. So pretty how the sun dances on the snow, beautiful light. Yep, reading and blueberry muffins sounds just like the perfect way to spend the day.

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  18. I love the white light that you get with snow...those shadows are beautiful. It all sounds good.
    dx

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  19. Hmmm...my post just vanished. Great photos, Karen. What book are you lost in? I just finished Winter of the World by Ken Follett. Long but good. Now I need to go look at that shawl; it sounds interesting. Have a great day!

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