Pumpkin and I are having a quiet day at home today. We are home most days, but we did go run some errands and go out to lunch yesterday. However, by last night I was so tired and sore from walking, that I think I'm done running around until our new little one arrives.
Besides, trying to keep up with Pumpkin now that he is on the go is exhausting in and of itself! But the joy, oh the joy, of seeing him walk! I'm not sure I would feel so much happiness and wonder about it all had he just popped up and walked as others his age do. As challenging as the accident and recovery were, it has made us so more aware of every little blessing and step.
I'm not too sure what to write about these days as I feel like my brain has turned to mush and I'm just waiting around for something (anything!) to happen.
I was up this morning about three wandering around the house when I remembered the eclipse. Abner and I went out back to check it out. The moon was full and so bright that I laughed to see the sunflowers turned to it in the sky rather than the sun!
Phototropism is a pretty cool thing. Yes, I taught Science. That was one of the joys of teaching Elemenrary School, the teacher can learn right along with the students on so many subjects! Besides, the more enthusiasm I could generate about something, the more the students would have about that subject as well! (For all you non-science teachers: phototropism is the growth of a plant in relation to a light source. Positive phototropism means that the plants grows towards the light, negative phototropism simply means that it grows away from a light.) Can you tell that I'm looking forward to homeschooling?
Back to the eclipse...I didn't get to see the beautiful red color that was visible later, but definitely noticed the shadow across about 3/4 of the moon. It was so quiet and peaceful outside with the concrete still damp from the earlier rain. I would have enjoyed being out longer, but was unsure how long Abner would last before he found something to bark at. I don't want to hear any dogs, not even my own, barking at 3:00 am. Now, if only our neighbors felt the same. Sigh.
Well, since Pumpkin is resting I should to! I was able to accomplish a lot the other day while he napped, but today I figure I'd better get some sleep myself. Blessings to you all! Thank you for the sweet comments and prayers for us during this time. I've also copied down the verses people have left and welcome more if you've got them!