About The River

Monday, June 26, 2017

Joy List Monday


Joy List Monday
a weekly ritual

a reminder to stop and pay attention to the little beauties and graces
 that make life magical and to set aside time for gratitude each day
 
♥ my life as a mom to boys
mischief that teen boys like to do to their mom ... any guesses from the photo above

♥ fresh fruit

 ♥ summer

♥ birds taking a bath in the bird bath

♥ summer bon fires

 ♥ hanging out laundry

 ♥ kind strangers

 

20 comments:

  1. Water Balloons! Well, I can only guess! I love watching the birds bathe, too! The way they flip and flop around is so funny. They take dust baths, too.

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  2. Hi Carla, Love your list today. It is so nice to enjoy fresh fruit on these hot summer days! xo

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  3. Love this joylist!!! I'm guessing there was a fun water balloon fight recently - that makes me smile!

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  4. I think I prefer water balloons to snowball fights! ha ha. At least it's hot weather and they cool you down, right?

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  5. I am thinking mommy got all wet..?? I had four daughters, they and their families are my joy. You have listed some really good things. Now if you can get those boys shipped off to summer camp, haha. :) Blessings to you and your boys, xoxo, Susie

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  6. Fun to read your joy list, Carla. :-)

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  7. These are always lovely! You'll miss those water balloons one day. :)

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  8. Love seeing the birds splash in the bird baths too. Have a great summer day.
    Hugs,
    Kris

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  9. Water balloons are so much fun :)

    Congratulations on becoming a master gardener!! I'm so happy for you and look forward to many more tips, like the post about the lilacs :)

    I loved the story you shared about the 92 year old. She has the right attitude about things. I'm also glad you didn't loose anyone on your route.

    xoxo,
    rue

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  10. Oh I do like your joy list ...
    Water balloons can be such fun!

    All the best Jan

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  11. I'm guessing you ended up wet! lol

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  12. Oh, I remember the water balloons well. My kids loved those when they were young. Love your joy list!

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  13. Why, oh why, don't I have a laundry line!?
    Sounds like summer is off to a wonderful start :)

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  14. Water balloons and teen boys? Sounds like an interesting combo ;).

    Bon fires are at the top of my list, and I'm so glad we have a fire pit.

    xxx

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  15. So, so true! I like being a child once in awhile alongside my kids--although they do it much better! lol!

    Sorry I haven't been by. I'm trying to keep myself above water and now I have a wicked head cold. It's always something!

    Enjoy your summer days and water balloons!

    Jane x

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  16. Water balloons are a classic harbinger of summer and I am always willing to get soaked!! Well, almost always! ;)

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  17. We've really been enjoying watching the birds in our bird bath. Sometimes there are four or five at a time. They're pretty funny. I love fresh fruit, and this being summer that means smoothies are on the menu. Have fun with those boys of yours, Carla. Wish I could borrow them for a few days. Our home was the designated hang out for our son and his friends when he was a teen. They all called me "Mom" and loved to stay for dinner. I miss those days. Hugs, Nancy

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  18. Being a mom to young kids in the summertime is amazing! I miss those days. I was a part-timer for many years, so your lovely thoughts bring back happy memories. :)

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  19. That is a great list of joy....well maybe not the water balloons!!

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High Fives from Wisconsin!

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