Saturday, November 27, 2010

Hellooooo Out There...

I feel like I'm wandering in the dark right now, holding my splayed hands in front of my body, shuffling blindly across a slippery floor.  I haven't blogged for several days now, and I just don't know what to do with this silence.  Also, I forgot my camera over Thanksgiving, and if there are no pictures to document the day's events, did the day's events really happen?  Our Thanksgiving was so wonderful; if you don't mind, I'd like to share it with you even though it's pictureless.  Okay?  Okay.

Lying in bed until 8 AM
Giggling girls begging daddy for breakfast
Slow, lazy showering
Serious artists coloring cut-out turkeys
Tying on a favorite apron
Streaming Christmas music on Pandora
Chopping pecans and cubes of sharp cheddar
Constantly stirring a bubbling, sweet, pineapple glaze
Girls screaming about giant, floating balloons on TV
Punching down puffy dough
Rolling dough into butter-drenched crescents
Mia burning her chin on the hot baking sheet,
sniffing too close to fresh rolls
Daddy wrestling and chasing
two girly turkeys
Chilly air frosting outside, oven-warmed coziness inside
Driving across town for a feast
Greeting a full, smiling house of family
Girls shucking their outfits for dress-up costumes
Hand-holding, wide circle of prayer
Lauren in a pink ballerina dress, eating and giggling
Filling a plate to overflowing
Sharing memories and silly stories
Picking at desserts for 4 hours
Forgetting dinner
Losing the annual Heavenly family ping-pong tournament (Sarah...)
Winning the annual Heavenly family ping-pong tournament (Justin...)
Screaming fits at nightfall, time to go home
Bundling and buckling
Pajama-ing and snuggling
Much thankful sighing

I hope your Thanksgiving weekend has been a happy one!

8 comments:

  1. sounds like a beautiful day! so happy to see a new entry, the blog world isn't the same without your wonderful perspective. i forgot my camera over thanksgiving too, so at least you're not alone :)

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  2. Ooh poor Mia! Ouch. Is she doing ok? I'm sure she learned her lesson the hard way poor bebe.

    I didn't learn my lesson. I burned myself 3 times!

    The ping pong tourney sounds super fun along with long lazy showers. I'm glad your holiday was perfect!

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  3. Sorry to hear about your tourney loss.
    But lazy showers? I loooooove me some lazy showers.

    Glad it was a good weekend for you guys. :)

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  4. Sounds like a lovely day -- even if it's pictureless. Our camera is broken so I've got no proof our Thanksgiving even happened either :)

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  5. Nice. All the same in our world too.

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  6. Sounds like the same type of day we had!! (minus the cooking sheet burn). Don't you just love chaos!

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  7. Sounds beautiful! Picture free isn't always so bad.

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Hmm...And how did that make you FEEL?