Lelly has thought of some wonderful challenges this month:
"in the U.S., we are in the charmed time of early summer, between Memorial Day and Independence Day. school is winding down. the pools are open. the grills are fired up. we linger longer in beds made up with crisp cottons. and freshly bathed children smile up at us with sun-kissed cheeks before dreaming of strawberries and picnics and fireflies. it is a magical time of year. we have the chance to honor our history during this time of year. to remember how our nation came to be. to remember those who have lived and died to protect the things we hold most dear. no matter what country you call home, there is opportunity here to celebrate every homeland. every nation. i hope you will recognize these challenges - they are all borrowed from patriotic songs. and there is so much room for creativity within these lyrics."
June 3rd the emblem of the land I love
June 10th the twilight's last gleaming
June 17th my home sweet home
June 24th stars and/or stripes forever
Here is my Home Sweet Home:
I love our house. It is almost perfect - just a bathroom short of perfect. I am a first-class hermitess and enjoy being home. Well I do need a few trips to Target and Costco each week, but other than that I am very happy at home. I often find myself smiling when I pull into my driveway when I have been away.
I like walking in my front door. I don't often come in this way, but when I do it makes me happy.
This is my FAVORITE spot in my home sweet home. This is my chair. I have spent many hours reading here and often fall asleep in this chair. When things get crazy and I feel myself spiraling out of control I know that my chair will be my safe spot to land.
***I just wanted to add a quick update on my Dad. He is still in the hospital. He is getting much stronger. Yesterday he was getting pretty feisty so I think that means he is feeling better. I don't know how much longer he will be in the hospital. Thank you so much for all of your thoughts and prayers I truly appreciate it!***