Crumbs - my fragmented thoughts
Honeysuckle shrubs are delightful to kids. I forgot how wonderful they can be! I shared the ability to find the nectar with my kids and now we must stop each time we pass the honeysuckle shrub.
Sometimes I want to delete the Like button on Facebook. I want to post something bold or completely trivial and not give anyone the ability to like it. The more I think about that I realize that means I want to say something without a response... better just go back to talking to myself.
My kids keep pretending to be Smurfs. Their games make me feel both old and young again at the same time. I was 8 when the Smurf TV show aired for the first time. Saturday mornings consisted of getting up early to watch cartoons. Whoever got up first (I am one of 3 girls) got to choose the channel but it was always turned to the Smurfs when the time was right. I had a Smurfette pillow that I slept with every night. It was so long ago... I'm glad the Smurfs are back. I hope the new Smurf movie is cute.
My hair is finally long and I want to cut it. This morning I was thinking about dying my hair. Right after that I began to wonder if I am having a midlife crisis.
There's something endearing about the first three minutes of snuggling in (a double) bed with 4 kids. It gives way to "Ow!"s and "Stop!"s and yet I know one day I will miss moments like this: