Autumn

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Peace

A cold rain falls and the sound is soothing and peaceful. The winds now gently push it against our northern windows with a soft splat. Gunsmoke plays in the background with the sound turned low and she is curled in her big chair and we're both content.

I came home to a huge pot of very good long simmered chili; one bowl and I'm full as a tick. Our old cat has just climbed into my lap and taken position between my legs. She purrs.



Soon a kettle of tea will boil and all will be right with the world - a few hours of peace before the quilt is tucked.

I love winter.

Stephen


21 comments:

  1. That is exactly what "home" should be.

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  2. What Vicki said. Sounds domestic, like all is right with the world. Be content, my friend.

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    1. Almost. She's watching that show American Idol....it has taken a slice off my peace pie.

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    1. Thanks, my friend. Good to see you.

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  4. All is well. And just where is it raining instead of snowing?

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    1. North Florida....cold rain too. To be specific, northeaster Florida on the St. Johns River. The rain still falls. Thanks, my sweet friend.

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    2. Oops, northeastern' Florida...

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  5. We are finally getting a little snow. Big fluffy flakes blown sideways by the wind. We snug in our home, too. Home is best.

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  6. It's snowing here. I've had enough of winter to last me for the rest of my life.

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    1. Don't worry, my friend. It'll be August, tomorrow.

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  7. I told JGmom, that the Coyote was none other then your spirit watching over them to clean up everything. Bitter W.C. over night again. I still wonder if coming back to the frozen tundra was a good idea. But when everything happens I know we will be safer.

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    1. Rob, perhaps...that coyote is too pretty to be my spirit token...any presentation of me would be ugly with bald patches and flea bitten.
      My family has owned the old farm for many years and hopefully many more to come. Thanks, my friend.

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  8. Stephen,

    Enjoy the rain falling, it surely makes for a peaceful evening.

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    1. Indeed. I like rain and clouds and stormy weather. Just seems to fit my temperament.

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  9. Beautiful! I love the peaceful time at the end of a long day.... And I really like your header.

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    1. Thank you, my new friend. The end of the day soothes my soul, eases my headaches and prepares me for the awful knowledge tomorrow is another long day. BTW, I enjoy your nice blog..don't tell anyone but I'm a farmer at heart. Please, visit often and when I find a moment I'll link you.

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  10. " . . . taken a slice off my peace pie . . ."
    You are so cute. And patient :)

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    1. Scuffs boot toe....I try. Thanks, Sweet Lady.

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