I’ll have to paint today’s picture with words, as my camera was both unavailable and unable to do it justice.
Today was one of those that makes your head spin- a flat tire on the freeway on our way to Yakima, 2 hours at Costco while we waited for them to bake the rolls we needed to buy for Saturday’s ward Christmas party (which included nursing in public), a visit to Wal-Mart that included a return… when we got home I had to get my oil changed, and deliver hams and roasts to people all over town. I went to the store, gathered my purchases, and arrived at the check-out line without any money. Back and forth, to and fro, tears in a Safeway…
And then, home. I walked in, put the items that needed it in the refrigerator, and gathered up my angel baby. We turned off all the lights except the Christmas tree, turned on some instrumental Christmas music from Pandora, and went to the rocking chair.
We rocked. She nursed. I read. She fell asleep in my arms.
And now the day is done and I will forget the to-do list that creeps into my mind and I will crawl between the sheets and sink into the memory foam mattress and say a little prayer of gratitude for my home.