There are days that I cannot believe how blessed I am to be able to write this blog.
I love it.
Not just a little love it.
I love it more than an entire 12 hour marathon of Project Runway.
I love it more than Spiced Pumpkin Latte at Starbucks.
I love it more than finding this by the side of the road and lugging it home for the big blank wall in my living room.
I always write my posts at night.
Late at night when the busyness of the day has slowed to a halt and the stars are twinkling in the back field.
Some days there is a post inside my head….just waiting to burst forward onto the pages of the blog.
Those are my favorite days.
Those are the days that my fingers fly over the keyboard and I pour everything that is in me into the words on the page.
I write it and rewrite it and then write some more.
And then….when the last word is written.
When the last “i” is dotted and the last “t” is crossed and my heart is full…..I step away and go to bed.
And when I wake in the morning……the house comes alive with the hustle and bustle of four busy children.
And chaos reigns supreme.
There are after-school activities to be planned and notes to be written and homework to check and stories to listen to and hair bows to be tied.
And when the last lunch has been packed and the last backpack has left and the house is silent once more…..
…..I sit down to coffee with you.
I pour a steaming mug of pumpkin spice coffee and light a candle and open my e-mail.
It is better than Christmas morning.
And snort and giggle and guffaw and sip my coffee and laugh some more.
And so my wonderful friend….I wanted to say thank you.
Thank you for coffee every morning.
Thank you for reading and commenting and encouraging and uplifting me.
Every. Single. Day.
Thank you for roast recipes and paint color questions and incredible vocabulary words and inspirational stories and for taking a moment from this busy life we all lead…..
….to share your heart.
So have a wonderful and blessed crisp and clear fall day and rest secure in the knowledge…..
…..that my pumpkin spice coffee and I will be here all week :)
PS A big thanks to my two wonderful co-hosts for Thanksgiving Inspiration week. I can’t wait to see Kristen’s amazing Thanksgiving tablescape on Friday. I wonder if she’s making a roast