Saturday, July 17, 2010

These Are Days

Once upon a time, the theme for my Senior Ball was "These Are Days" by 10,000 Maniacs.  Somehow things got mixed up and we received a CD that instead featured "Because the Night."  Not a bad song, just different than expected.  

The past 5 years of my life have felt a bit like my senior ball (and not the part where I spent most of it hiding in the bathroom--well, maybe a little like that but that's a story for a different time). . . I keep telling myself "these are the days to remember," and yet everything feels a little blurry "because the night."  We've decided to go with it (3 times in 5 years in fact) and expectations have shifted, priorities rearranged and we're learning to love the CD we've been given.  

For the first time since "Because the Night" started playing, I feel like I'm out of baby induced haze and enjoying these summer days.  Here's a peek at the little moments I'm loving:


Now I'm off to go sit in that lovely swing with one of my littles. 
The End. 


  1. Life is good when you go with the flow, n'est-ce pas?

  2. Oh my goodness, there are actual pictures and text more frequently than every 6 months on this blog! How exciting!! Keep it up.

  3. mary. . .loving your new blog. how did you get your own website? powered by blogger? please, let me in on your cool secret. in the meantime, i love your writing about being a mother. and your be-u-tiful kids. just makes it even more tragic that we missed richmond with the hales and cooks. arrrgh!