Thursday, June 11, 2009

year four

. . .and another thing I love about Harrison. .
is tender memories.
Perhaps. . .
when at one time. . .
you felt nothing but joy at a special place .. .
it will forever hold a place in your heart.

Four years ago today .. .
at the very place where the lil' farm hand walked with his dampa through the trellis. .
a bride walked. . .

My son. . .is a very blessed man.
I tell him that from time to time. . .
I love him. . .and I love that girl he married too.

My peonies are blooming right on schedule. . .
some years. . they are a little early. .
some years . .they are a little late.
but this year. .
the buds are open and begging to be sniffed.

I like to count the stems .. .
because I can.
this year. .
100 plus stems. . . enough for a good part of a garland.

A garland of peonies fit for a beautiful bride.





Dear Lord Jesus. . .
bless our children. . .
hold them close. . .

All for now. . .

10 comments:

  1. What a beautiful day that must have been!! Our peonies are long gone now, but your pictures are just lovely. I hope your son and daughter-in-law have a special anniversary!

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  2. What a beautiful post today. The flowers are so lovely and of course the bride and groom. Happy families is the answer to all our troubles, we must hand on. Blessings.
    QMM

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  3. The only thing that could outshine those beautiful flowers: The radiant bride. And she continues to glow in every picture I have ever seen of her...a beauty in looks and deeds as well.

    My neighbor's peonies are nodding over our wall, and yesterday I enjoyed cutting my first peonie for the kitchen table. I thought of T & B's wedding when I did so!

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  4. Oh my what an absolutely beautiful garland that was. Yikes! May God bless the young couple with many years of love and understanding and forgiveness towards one another...

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  5. I remember the day even though I wasn't there . . . Happy Anniversary to the beautiful couple if they see this!

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  6. Like a dream - what a beautiful setting, what a beautiful couple.

    I think you've guessed right about my lunch partner, and of course, it would be lovely to be three for lunch sometime soon!

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  7. Oh I have only 4 peony plants. I love their fragrance...so sweet, but not too...
    The garland must have been splendid!
    Fragrant and beautiful...
    ...may their marriage continue in the same~♥♥♥~
    A Wonderful Weekend to you
    ~Maria

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  8. What a beautiful, captivating photo and what truly meaningful words written about your son and his bride. Your prayer...is my prayer...everyday.

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  9. Happy Anniversary to T and B! Time really does fly! I hope and pray that they are blessed with MANY more years to come together!

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Thank you!