Thursday, September 9, 2010

stolen minutes

flower cutting station
Within almost each day there are stolen minutes laced with simplicity, perhaps in the company of zinnias and cosmos...
flower cutting -vase 1
or discovered in the magic of stumbling upon unexpected afternoon sunshine streaming through a window.
afternoon light
afternoon light reflected
It's these fleeting, quiet moments of abundance that I hold onto when the rest of the world seems to be spinning a little too fast.
flower cutting
So in the midst of adjusting to new fall routines, family sickness, and crazy country internet connections {that flub any attempt at getting work done}, I recognize these captured bits of peace for the gifts they really are.

I'm hoping you catch a quiet moment for yourself today, too!
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12 comments:

  1. Right now. I'm about to have some quiet time myself. Much needed quiet time.

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  2. We are on the same page today, Maya!
    Love your pics.

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  3. zinnias are my favorites, especially orange. love the first picture, i think i would spend all day there. the little bed looks so inviting too and those white pantaloons? adorable.

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  4. We are thinking a little bit the same today. Especially the chairs. Beautiful zinnias, images, thoughts.

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  5. I've just sat down, taken my shoes off and cracked open a chocolate bar. I've still got plenty to do today, but this is the first moment of peace in weeks, so I'm savouring it...

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  6. I found your blog via annekata (who I found from Creature Comforts-hooray for the blogging community!) and now I would like to step into that photo of the afternoon sun streaming in on that bed. So dreamy and restful.

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  7. Sigh, yes. The quiet moments are like a little sigh in the middle of the chaos. Lovely reminder. x

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  8. it's so beautiful how you appreciate simple lovely things...

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  9. I am loving that flower-picking photo so so very much! The toe polish! :)

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  10. i would love to have some quit time right now , sitting to one of these wonderful inviting wicker chairs!lovely images...

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  11. Beautiful pictures and beautiful thoughts! I hope your whole fall is full of peaceful moments!

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