Friday, August 07, 2015

~This Moment~

~This Moment is a Friday tradition, capturing a special moment from the week~

If you're inspired to do the same, leave a link to your moment in the comments, for all to see.
El Capitan, Central Coast, California... morning time, waking in a tent. This moment makes me want to stop time, at least slow everything down, because this thing we call childhood and family time... it's whirring passed at a pace that cannot be comprehended. It's all been so beautiful, and rough, and sublime, and soul stirring, and good. Can't we just stay here a little bit longer, more streams to cross, more laughs to share, more stories to read, and adventures to enjoy, as a family... ?

4 comments:

  1. What a beautiful, special moment you captured, Natalie. It sounds like you're having a glorious time camping with your family - savoring every moment.

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  2. I know, I know. But hey, don't forget, you'll get a second-isn chance with your grandkids someday if you're lucky. Beautiful moment, glad you're soaking it up. It sure looks cozy in there.

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  3. I've been memorizing moments in my mind. Photos help immensely and I would be so sad without them. And, I've found that taking a few moments to take in everything - the feel, the smell, the emotion and the details. I did this with Tova, just shortly before he died. It is one of my dearest memories. It has helped to have that mental snapshot - in addition to the photos and videos of him. It was a revelation to discover and I've been trying to apply it to day-to-day life with Amira, Paul and myself.

    You are, again, so natural at this. Your post about nostalgia really highlighting this fact.

    This is a lovely moment! You live and love them so thoroughly, I find myself wanting to be a part of those moments with you. They are treasures.

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