Monday, June 7, 2010

Foundations

A slight sense of imbalance left over from a boozy afternoon of board games at our local wine bar
Face slightly roasted from time spent in the Malibu midday sun
One cat curled tight on the windowsill, one off chasing invisible prey
Books scattered over the coffee table
Scents of sauteed garlic, onion, and fresh farmer's market vegetables filling our home
Sia's "Some People Have Real Problems" album accompanying the early evening cooking, cleaning, and gardening.
A small kiss as we pass each other, each lazily focused on the household task at hand. 

These quiet moments build upon each other, the foundation of our life, be it married or not-quite-yet. Stresses set aside for an afternoon of the simple pleasures of an everyday life. For now, the wedding can wait.

13 comments:

  1. Loves the positivity. A little wedding departure does a bride-to-be good.

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  2. so lovely. days like this are why I am so excited to be married.

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  3. Exactly...I got so caught up in planning our "authentic" wedding that I started to forget how much I like my FH. It wasn't until a visit home, when my mom asks if I want to get married at all, that I realized the stranglehold of control and predictability I was asking for over both my wedding and my FH. I hope you remember this: "touch lightly," as you continue to pursue the wedding of your dreams.

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  4. Lovely. These are my favorite days. The ones that involve puttering and small things. Where there is no rush to go anywhere or do anything; just the joy of being together.

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  5. "Little Black Sandals" is one of my all-time favorite songs!

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  6. OH. Heart x 1,000. This is what it's truly about.

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  7. *LOVE*! A perfect Sunday if you ask me...

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  8. So sweet! Sunday afternoon captured perfectly.

    And, a pleasant surprise: I clicked on the title on my reader thinking that it was going to be about constricting undergarments. ;-)

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  9. It sure can wait. For afternoons like these, most things can.

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  10. that's a sunday kind of love for sure...

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  11. Wonderful! Also...I love that it reads like a poem!

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  12. I have to remember these things as well. Good for you :)

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  13. your wedding will be wonderful, as long as you remember that it's simply a confirmation/celebration of the love/life you already have. sounds like a perfect afternoon.

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