Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The beach part 1

I can still feel the saltwater in my hair as I get ready to go to the grocery store.
the salt I pick up off the shelf is unlike the salt I wish I could still taste on my upper lip
still hearing the sounds of my little one yell and squeel as he is collides with another wave
gripping his little hands I let out a "weeee!" along with him
tiny wide feet hit the sand, chasing sea faring birds and jumping into small pools left by the tide
sitting a minute to catch my breath, watching my angel boy scoop up a billion grains of sand as he stares in amazement at the glops plopping kerplunk back into the water
the sand fades and gathers once again to the bottom of the sea floor
bits of seashells and seaweed gather in piles from the tide that forever move in and out
feeling the breeze pick up and wrapping my ocean kissed boy up in a big teal towel
time to go in
these thoughts are now memories burned into my head
how beautiful

Monday, May 9, 2011

Mother's Day

I had a very nice mother's day. The first gift that Samuel decided to give me was a few extra hours of sleep! I would have been happy with just that but my husband insisted that we must do whatever I felt like doing all day so I obliged. I wanted to stay in my pj's all morning and sip big mugs of 8' oclock coffee (which I must say is really good coffee if you haven't tried it. The Mr. made waffles and scrambled eggs for us and my belly was satisfied and happy.

We had a nice afternoon at the mall where I picked out a new pair of Rainbow sandals (the comfiest sandals you could ever wear because they mold to the shape of your foot). Samuel can walk now, so holding onto my left hand and his daddy's right hand he marched along with us at a very slow pace, stopping to look up at big mall lights, signs, and other children. He is so much fun to be with. His vocabulary has taken off and he is trying to say so many words now. When he hears an airplane, a motorcycle, or a bird he stops whatever he is doing to look in that direction and he says "this?" And I say "Yes Sammy it's a motorcycle!" He then gives me the biggest smile. Knowing that I acknowledge what he hears/sees makes him so happy.

We had a delicious lunch in the downtown area where we live and we smelled the roses and geraniums as we walked by.

***SIDE NOTE: Sammy is really into "sniffing" now and he thinks smelling things is a fun game, especially if it is stinky! He loves to take my husband's socks and stick them in my face just to hear me say "Peeee yooooo! Stinky!" This game can last about ten hours if I let it, so sometimes I just hide the socks and move on to the next game.

We then headed home, to relax and enjoy the last few hours of our Sunday. I hope you had an enjoyable mother's day. I love my little family and being a mom is the best job/title in the world!