~flowers outside the Smithsonian Castle ~
thinking: what a delightful summer day this has been: a breeze; blue skies; lower humidity – making the heat more than tolerable. buoyed by those ingredients and a calendar with nothing to do/nowhere to be, I gathered my journal, iPad, pens and money and walked to Zeke’s (coffee shop) where I sat outside for several hours: reading, writing, looking, thinking, relishing, being…
grateful: for the peace this day has brought; this has been a tough, tough week …
inspired: by Brené Brown’s TGIF tribute to Toni Morrison in Brené ‘s weekly TGIF (available via email – subscribe here to get on the mailing list). Toni Morrison inspired Brené to write and self-publish her first book: Women and Shame …
fun: looking forward to a quiet weekend, ending with an outside “summer fling” Sunday at a friend’s home. Last year it rained; fingers crossed that won’t be the case this year. And should it, we’ll make the best of the situation, stay dry inside and enjoy the food and camaraderie.
Have a peaceful weekend!
5 thoughts on “tgif | 8.9.19 …”
Beautiful bloom! A fling on Sunday sounds so nice. We need to get it together and invite some friends over as the summer winds down.
Ahhh! Today was so perfectly summery! And, next week… Tiny Habits for me!
And, thank you so much for that inspiration! XO
I’m sorry you had a tough week, but glad you could find some relaxation at Zeke’s.
Do you live close to the Smithsonian?
Gorgeous flowers. Drama colors!
Take good care after your rough tough week. I’m glad you were able to take some time for coffee or tea or ? at Zeke’s