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Tiaras and Trucks

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Friday in the Sun

Some days are little slivers of happiness that I tuck away in my memory bank for days that aren't so lovely.

For all of the complaints I have about Michigan weather and winters, there's not much that can beat a sunny spring afternoon in this mitten shaped state of ours, and Friday was such an afternoon.

Royal wedding voyeurism, complete with a disagreement with Ryan about the classic beauty of the wedding dress (I say yay, he says yuck) and my appreciation of fascinators that don't fascinate most other people in my life.  Check.

A quick jaunt to Nordstrom Rack where I glance longingly at things I shouldn't buy, but instead of hurting my credit card, I try on oversized sparkly bracelets and rings with Abbey while Dylan sits calmly in his stroller (ok, really he was playing with necklaces, but they were sturdy and plastic.) Check.

Impromptu stop at one of our many local parks, where we run into friends, plus get a surprise (to the kids) visit from Ryan on his way home from work.  Finger-sweeping about seventy woodchips out of Dylan's mouth as he happily announces: Yuck! and letting him play in a mud puddle, because it's finally sunny and warm.  Check.

Perfection?  Maybe not, but it's close enough for me.


in the interest of full disclosure, these pictures weren't taken this Friday
but it's the sentiment, right?

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4 Comments:

  • At April 30, 2011 at 11:42 PM , Anonymous Nichole said...

    Your babies are just gorgeous.

     
  • At May 1, 2011 at 9:54 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    As our yours, my friend :) I think of Matthew, because Dylan's baby curls are getting all messy, but I don't want to cut them yet!

     
  • At May 2, 2011 at 1:18 PM , Anonymous Kir said...

    this made me smile so BIG, to enjoy all that sunshine and love.
    I watched all the wedding stuff too...DUH!
    that day was just about perfect, now only if I'd been close enough to join you!

     
  • At May 2, 2011 at 10:51 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    I know, right? Of course we were both watching! Did you love the hats? I love the hats so much, and everyone thinks I'm nutty.

     

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