February 2017: Sentimental Sarcasm for the Resistance
Monday, March 14, 2016
I collected these hand-carved wooden bunnies when I lived in Nebraska. As Easter approaches, I set them out and enjoy their company. I first bought the carvings simply because they were cute and I love rabbits. But as my collection grew and years passed, the bunnies came to be a reminder of the passing years. When JT was small, the bunnies were placed on a higher shelf. Toddler JT liked to gently hold each bunny in his hands; sometimes I’d let him tuck one of the more durable rabbits in his pocket. Their presence in this window sill (next to some framed family pictures) is both a reminder of Spring and a tour of some very happy memories.
I am with the resistance and I take comfort that the majority is with me. I like to read (I just finished Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose), garden, cook, and talk.
I love….happy knees, a pile of good books, fresh sheets on my bed, hearts and polka dots, lengthening days, a certain teenage boy, my morning coffee, swimming, my amaryllis, red sweaters, spring catalogs, comfy sneakers, homemade brownies, freshly-painted toenails, ponytails, my Valentine, and finding time for a workout.