making : messes, photos, poems with words just out of reach.
cooking : oatmeal with brown sugar, every morning, to usher in autumn. and because I like it.
drinking : cinnamon apple tea, cucumber lemonwater, coconut oil lattes, hot blueberry honey and lemon water.
reading : man's search for meaning, The Bible, and a menagerie of other books finding their place on the floor by my bed.
wanting : quiet, rest, to be seven again.
looking : for clarity. and my camera battery chargers.
playing : candy crush (yes), rivers roads and rails. piano, pounding the keys.
wasting : like usual, time.
sowing : contemplative stillness, intentional gratitude, purposeful being. large words that mean nothing and something at once. (perhaps)
wishing : to go back to the week of Woodland and live it again, every moment, same.
enjoying : taking walks, watching movies, being with my family. sudden rain storms. poems, even if they are deep waters.
waiting : for fall, tomorrow, what to come to manifest. also, my film camera.
liking : the wind, sudden rainstorms, music without words, prayer.
wondering : and wandering.
loving : my family.
hoping : with that kind of hope to excite us, nothing holds us back.
marveling : about the sweetness and beauty of apples from our own apple tree.
needing : a haircut, to go to bed before midnight.
smelling : cinnamon, wet earth, Moroccan oil, clean clothes.
wearing : cotton, light layers, old t-shirts from my mom's closet.
following : friend's journeys, too many instagram accounts.
noticing : the leaves curling and changing, echoing how seasons in our lives shift, fluctuate without our pause.
knowing : (and feeling:that if day has to become night. this is a beautiful way).
thinking : until my head hurts.
bookmarking : the true story of a seven year marriage, an interview with wendell berry, mother + daughter
opening : windows, closing doors.
giggling : over silly Star Trek graphics with my sister, Kevin from The Office, inside jokes that start with laughter and lead to tears.
feeling : worn and hopeful, sad and grateful. sustained. emptied of words.
list inspired by lovely jodi.