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Thursday
Jul152010

the perfect day series continues ~ be yourself...everyone else is taken

happy thursday sweet friends...

can you say BURST? :)

i'm just bursting to share Beth's 'perfect day' with you.
i'm sure loads of you know Beth...and visit her beautiful blog 'be yourself, everyone else is taken' often.

she has the most wonderful following.
and a lovely photography blog, ruby lunas, as well,
you are going to LOVE Beth's 'perfect day'

it's completely INSPIRED. :)
and the images she has shared....
WOW. 

deep contented 'sigh'

beth is an fabulous photographer, completely INSPIRED, a super mom, she's gorgeous and cool and oh so FAB.
and can i just say... the ways she shares her words..her stories..
be still my heart.

enjoy!

.....

my perfect day

thanks kim for asking me to write “my perfect day”
and
since i truly believe anyone can make any day perfect
~because it’s a choice~ well, i know i’ve already lived hundreds of them
and for that i am grateful.

~~~~~

as the cool air reaches into my recently opened bedroom window

it drugs me and forces me back to bed

but

only after it fluffs my pillow and gently kisses my forehead

~

upon rising a few hours later

i see that mother nature is entertaining me today with animal shaped clouds

and

i pray that somebody else notices them

too

~

i walk quickly towards the boardwalk and as the ocean waves good morning to me

i can tell she’s been waiting patiently for me to arrive

so that her cold salty water self can play tag with my ankles


back home

even though it’s way past my breakfast

my hot cup of tea refuses to be left behind

so it’s the two of us that decide to cut and bring in

the

yellow flowers

today

since the red ones got the invitation

yesterday


after a few pages in my slightly dirty summer read

have been soaked in to the point of coloring my cheeks to a perfect shade of pink

and

hugs from all my loved ones have warmed my heart

i set off for a drive in hopes of trespassing

someplace new

where the cows want to come closer than their electric fence will allow

and

the ivy covered barns

beg me to stare

saying

“it’s okay

everyone does”


and

when evening falls and i’m being kept warm by the arms of my lover

as

we watch the fireflies

flit

in the grass where the butterflies sleep


i know that i have been blessed

once again

with another

“perfect day”

*

oh beth... really truly thank you.  what more can i say?
LOVE.... truly LOVE.

xxo,

 .....

you can find Beth here:  
Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Taken & Ruby Luna's

p.s.
i shared a list of '10 things' inspiring me this week on the stay-cation site.
there's some 'gooders'..... 

Reader Comments (18)

Such a beautiful post, it gave me goose bumps.

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDyche Designs

Can't get any better than that!!! Gorgeous words and images!!!

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMarcie

Isn't Beth just amazing~cool thing is, she's the same in person. Thanks for sharing.

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterElena

An excellent and inspiring read.

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commenter~JarieLyn~

I am such a fan. I love beth and love your tribute to her! So great!

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterrad6

I love beth and I love her perfect day. Can I take it for mine too?

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMarilyn

Wonderful to see Beth's Perfect Day here! Love it:)

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterOliag

beth is sheer perfection and inspiration. xo

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChar

I adore Beth, every day I got to her site and come away with a smile. That was quite perfectly perfect!

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterkelly@thebluemuse

Beth is one of a kind - thanks for sharing her photos and words.

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBarb

Beth, your creativity is so pure, simple, heart felt and beautiful.
Kim, ditto for you.

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermaggie

Beth's photos feed my senses every time she posts on her blog. I really love her blog.

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTechnoBabe

Your perfect day is simply -- well -- perfect, Beth! Thanks, Kim, for sharing her!

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJeanie

She is just wonderful, I love her photography and sense of humor and she is truly inspiring. take care.

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCinner

Such Beautiful writing!!!! It draws me right in and leaves me so mellowed out and breathlessly wanting more...

July 16, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAngie

This took my breath...
Thanks bunches Kim for asking Beth to visit...I love her blog. Thinking it's the best name for a blog EVER.
xo
Robin

July 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRobin

deep sigh for beauty.
it's all love~ each word.
xoxo

July 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChristina

i am still catching up ..your perfect day is such a blessing !!

July 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterELK

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