Thursday, June 28, 2007

today's good things: 10 of them......

i've been thinking about angels.....hold that thought.......

i did no art today ...... but had a grand day anyway......

good thing 1: ten of us went biking today....3 adults, 7 children......i (four of us actually, including the two smallest kids) rode about six miles.......the others maybe went eight or nine....it was hot and sweaty and fabulous.......

good thing 2: we picked wild blackberries along the side of the path.....there weren't just a couple blackberry bushes....there were seemingly MILES of blackberries......the little red ones made the bushes gorgeous, but it was those fat black ones that tasted divine...... it felt like a finding a secret treasure......

good thing 3: free refills of mongo-huge popcorns at the movies

good thing 4: after our hot, sweaty bike ride we went to a lovely, air conditioned movie theater

good thing 5: we saw our SECOND great movie of the week.....what are the odds of that?

good thing 6: evan almightyy was a sweet and dear story about a dude that chats with god......god was lovely and funny....the guy learned great lessons......the wife learned good lessons ......**i** learned lovely lessons......and it was a charming wholesome movie for my kids......

good thing 7: i took my rattle trap bike to the bike store for a tune up.....it was well past time!



good thing 8: i just finished a GREAT book.....about heaven....and god's name was raymond...and his wife was dorothy.....how's that for peculiar......fanny flagg's book, can't wait to get to heaven.....i really loved it...her books are always quirky and fun.....i sometimes think they are a bit disjointed with too many characters and story lines, more like short stories than a cohesive novel, but this one was cohesive until the very end when she started having to tie up all the loose ends....anwyay.....it was a funny book with a nice message

good thing 9: i had book club tonight with some of my very favorite people......



good thing 10: we read a book i did NOT love ...in fact, i had a very hard time reading it! ...but the discussion was quite good.....as is often the case....controversial books sometimes have more to discuss than good books.....we'd read.....the memory keeper's daughter.......

i'll just stop at a nice round number, and not include a number 11...where i would say that i'm blogging with bon jovi unplugged on VH1 on in the background...but then i'd start looking for a picture of him and get all bogged down in bon jovi internet surfing and it's best just to go to bed.......so....i'll stick with a nice round ten good things.......

and an art note......i've been thinking about angels lately.......in relation to my art......so do i make mona an angel or do i actually paint a face of my own angel notion......stay tuned........

2 comments:

allison strine said...

those are darn good things!

Jeannie said...

10 lovely things
My teens are watching bits of bruce almighty then discussing it in sunday school this summer
and they are thinking of going to see evan almighty in july as a group
love the angel picture - we had that up in the kids room when Brooke and Joe were 2 ish
my friend got it for us thinking the angel on the left looked like brooke at the time
love good days