Thursday, June 11, 2009

Simple Things

Roses from my garden.

Listening to a friends jazz combo in a wine shop.

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A bicycle covered with flowers sitting on a street corner.
Having a cup of my favorite tea while sitting in my yard.
Watching the cherries ripen on my trees.
Enjoying good company.
Apricot pie.
Copper River Wild Salmon.
Watching the clouds go by.
These are a few of my favorite things this week.
Thanks to Relyn sharing on Come Sit by my Fire
Christina of Soul Aperature for starting this.
It is a good thing to notice what simple things bring us delight each day.


parTea lady said...

Your roses are beautiful and the simple things list is great. I have never tried apricot pie, but it sounds good. Thanks for reminding me to delight in the simple things each day.

Rosemary said...

We share many of the same simple things Marilyn! Life is good.

Relyn said...

Oh, I love this post. Cherries ripening on the tree! You made me remember the first time I ever ate a fresh cherry. Jeffrey and I were in Oregon and were in the middle of one of our long, long walks. He saw a tree with branches hanging low and said, "Have you ever tasted a cherry right off the tree?" Then he picked one and popped it into my mouth. Oh. Oh my. YUM! We enjoy so many simple pleasures on those walks of ours.

Angela McRae said...

Your delights are ... delightful! LOVE those roses!

Oh, and I think we *did* meet at that Atlanta Expo, Marilyn, although I was quite a newbie blogger at the time! Some nice lady gave me a sample of your rose petal jelly, and that just about had to be you, right? My only confusion is that in photos of you I've seen since that time, you look younger and even hipper than I remember. Maybe it's just "good livin,'" as we say in the South!

Christina said...

"A bicycle covered with flowers sitting on a street corner."


Your list is amazing. i love your roses.... such pretty, soft colors.

simple is the best.

thank you for this simply beautiful list.


SE'LAH... said...

the bicycle covered in flowers is such joy. thanks for sharing your is beautiful.

enjoy your weekend

Jill said...

Not to be a total downer, but the bicycle is sadly a memorial to a cyclist who was killed right there. But I do love that in Portland there is an active bike community which makes these lovely memorials where tragedy has occurred.

La Tea Dah said...

Awww, the Crystal Ballroom --- Brandon went to a Feist concert there and sent live pictures from his cell phone --- a beautiful place. I love this little tour around your community. Do you live nearby?