I just decided at 7:46 am that this is my favorite day of the year.
I’m looking at Thanksgiving in my rear view mirror and giving thanks and celebrating family and still full from turkey and dressing.
Tomorrow is full of holly and jolly and Christmas lights and decking the halls and rocking around the Christmas tree.
Today I’m sitting in a quiet, still kitchen with a heart full of joy next to the glow of lights on the tree with a tiny yorkie curled up at my feet and the smell of sage evergreen filling the air listening to the rain falling outside my window with a barn door on the back porch waiting to be painted.
The calm before the storm.
The most wonderful day of the year. Continue reading