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Look carefully...at the seemingly small moments...in the constant shaping of souls.- Neal A.Maxwell

True words

To the statement, "Well when you get your age..." my father responded, "I've been my age my whole life."

Fuchias
Friday was forecast to be the last warm dry day before the rains set in.  I mowed the lawn did some trimming and was about to transplant some day-lilies to a sunny spot so I could plant my hanging fuchsias in a shady spot when B came home from school.  The brothers weren't home and neither was his friend, could I go to the soccer field with him?  The last good weather day with so much to do......We went to the soccer field where we spent an hour and a half of running, ball-kicking, shameless cheating on my part, numerous goals on his part and a lot of laughter on both parts.

When I was a very little girl my parents woke me up in what seemed the middle of the night.  Dad picked me up and the 3 of us went outside where they showed me a mouse that was trapped in our garbage can.  I can't tell you what bushes or plants were in the yard that summer but to this day I can still feel the warmth and security I felt looking at a cute little mouse - knowing that my parents loved me enough to make the time to share something they knew I would enjoy.

I can't predict the memories my boys will hold.  I don't know if B will even remember our day on the soccer field but Saturday as the rains were coming down I realized even if he doesn't remember our day - I will.
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