the ebb and flow...
|Sunrise through the trees|
The rhythmic click of the ceiling fan, slightly off balance from years of being knocked by an extended arm while getting dressed or changing sheets. The hum, it's everywhere, the walls radiate with it. It almost pulses, like a heart beat.
You don't notice it until it isn't there. Then when it returns it seems obscene in the loudness of it. The coffee pot coming to life, the alarm as it starts for the day. The pump on the aquarium. All of it contributes to the daily rhythm and grind.
Because it was quiet yesterday, it is all more noticeable now. Life is like that too.
|My princess... what is with the guy photo bombing?|
|Grand baby... what a thrill seeker...|
|Old and young... cousins just the same|
|Proud Daddy getting ready to go cheer for his girl!|
|Prepping for Sushi|
|Crusin' Cousins... her first ride|
Her Dad and I discovered a mutual enjoyment of music. Having spent so much time in Europe, I love music with a medieval basis. The beauty of the music with the haunting tones simply calms me. Usually it is limited to Blackmore's Night, which is timeless and haunting, it calms my spirit and centers me. I only have three cd's, but I cherish them. Especially as I had the opportunity several times to see them perform live in various castles in Germany. My cousin also likes that type of music and put together some wonderful new collections for me to enjoy.
|Can't let a great photo op go to waste|
|Grandson #1 growing up...|
|A '51 model and a '52 model... I think my '52 is in better shape|
I am glad that we are comfortable together, that our life has a rhythm and flow. In my far past I had wondered what the future without the kids always there would be like, how I would handle the constant quiet. At that point in life, it seemed bleak and empty, like the silence of yesterday. It seemed uncomfortable. I was in the wrong relationship, the wrong place and time.
I know now, that this is the life I am meant to be in. This is the steady hum and pulse. This is the way it should be....