About The River

Monday, October 1, 2018

Joy List Monday


In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
John Muir

 ♥ 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

 ♥ a lovely Autumn hike 
 ♥ letters from our son who is at Basic Training and letters are the only way to communicate for 10 weeks .. those letters are true treasures
 ♥ sharing memories about our dog Molly who recently passed .. sharing all the adventures 
 ♥ brownies 
 ♥ baseball .. Go Crew Go!
 

16 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry about your dog. This is a beautiful feather; I wonder what bird it is from? You always take time to notice things that others would pass by without a second glance!

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  2. Glad you can do something old fashion like writing letters to Sam. How wonderful. I hope he is doing well in basic training. Happy New Week.
    Hugs,
    Kris

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  3. I know those letters from your son are to be treasured. I just found some old letters from my brothers who were service, in Viet-Nam. I am going to send them to their children. Hope your son is doing well. This is a good month to slow down. But I am still playing catch up with chores. :):) Blessings, xoxo, Susie

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  4. The letters must be so special for you and for him! How's it going?! I love your Joy List Mondays!

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  5. Handwritten letters are such a lovely thing...to give and to receive! Brownies are truly a joy. I'm sorry to hear about Molly. Hope you are doing well sweet friend! I'm trying to get back to the blogging groove. :-) Love and hugs to you!

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  6. I bet you must be so excited when one of those letters arrive! x

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  7. Oh I bet he loves the mail days just as much as you do!

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  8. Love each one! Are you seeing a lot of fall color on your hikes?

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  10. Carla, I'm so sorry to hear about your Molly.

    I love the quote on Nature. That is so true. I can imagine how sweet it is to get a letter from Sam.

    Oh, I've just looked at your post about the garden tour. Looks like it was perfect! What a beautiful place you have! And, your flowers are amazing.

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  11. I would love for your hubby to snap a pic of you coming y back from the mailbox with a pic of you with a letter from your sweet boy!!!! That would make my heart happy! Thinking of yo friend!

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  12. Must be quite lovely anticipating the delivery of mail, just like the old days.

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  13. I know it is great to get a letter from your son. I remember being away from home for 10 weeks when I was 18 and letters were the way to communicate back then. Thanks for your kind comment on my post.

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  14. Love that your are getting letters. What a treasure! Have a nice weekend.

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  16. Goodness, those letters from your son are, and will be, treasured.

    My good wishes to you.

    All the best Jan

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High Fives from Wisconsin!