Saturday, June 23, 2012

i made lemonade this morning. it has been a morning of doing the things i've been wanting to do, those things that get crowded out by the louder chores. i woke up at 5.18. first i checked on edgar, let him out into the yard to stretch and pee. i made a cup of russian tea. and in the stillness of early morning, i read my friend's manuscript. and loved every word of it. it was the perfect start to this day. the quiet tasks keep whispering to me. the lemonade is frosting on it's own shelf in the refrigerator. and i'm about to walk with edgar. and then there are squares waiting to be put into quilts.
so my day is happily and productively underway.


  1. I use to get up around 5:00 a.m. in my younger years but since I've gotten older I like sleeping in. When I do wake up, I like to lay there and think about those thoughts that have been laying around in the cobwebs of my mind! LOL

    I hope you have a wonderful and productive weekend! :)

  2. Are those all lemonade? Beautiful! I love lemonade and am looking for a good recipe. I like it tart.

  3. my recipe isn't really a recipe. i pour in sugar and lemon juice and try to make both about equal. then i start adding the water and tasting until it's right.

  4. I like that concept of “loud chores” vs. those things I want to do.

    (thanks for the advice – I’ll keep it in mind upon my return)