Maybe not five good things. Maybe a lot more. We had a very full weekend. Rather than revisit my moments of distress, feeling utterly nuts for loading so many activities and events over three days, I will breath a sigh of relief, and acknowledge that it really was worthwhile, and brimming with goodness. I hosted a dinner evening with friends, then Geoff took the children to see the late premiere of The Lego Movie. Geoff made it into the office at some point, then home to do all kinds of favors for me. There was Winter Formal, corsage and mask making for Alex, on top of a lot of homework. Max had homework, too. And I committed everyone, especially William and Geoff, to volunteering at the school farm Sunday morning, followed by a tea party back home. Alright, written down it doesn't sound so bad, but believe me, we were overbooked, and looking a bit frayed. There were (long, pained) moments when I questioned my sanity, and felt like a big loser, and I only mention this to emphasize how well things really turned out, in the end, with an extra push, generous friends, thoughtful family, and my willingness to surrender to the twists and turns that make life a wild ride! How about some more pictures, already?
Wholly guacamole, this a long post! No successful, self-respecting blogger would ever write about domestic perils, anxiety, formal dances, mask making, Chiropterology, chicken coops, tea parties, infinity mirrors, and curry chicken salad in one post, or even in the same blog. Time for tea!
Good Things? That's easy…
3. God's work. Our hands. Working together to make the good things happen.
5. Not giving up. Not surrendering.
Please, I love for you to share your good things.