November 1, 2011

Quiet Beauty on my Window Sill

Happy NaNoWriMo, everyone! Sadly, I can't participate this year, since I have THE FAIRY TALE TRAP to revise and prep for publication NEXT MONTH. (Yikes!) But I will cheer for you from here and admire your pretty word counts. :)

Well, the baby craziness is over and I'm trying to get healthy again. (Yes, I know toddler craziness is right around the corner, but at least my body is my own again.)  So I'm running regularly (slowly, but regularly), taking vitamins, drinking water, and trying to get on a decent sleep schedule.
I love flowers.
There's something about
them that makes the world
seem a little less crappy.

But I also want mental/spiritual health. My religious beliefs play a big part in that, but I thought it might also be nice to bring a little nature indoors.

So I used a Groupon to fill my window sill with color. I got a bunch of flowers and herbs (at half price) and put them where I would see them (and water them).

So after dropping my daughter off at school, running, coming home and showering, and taking care of my son, I need to do the dishes. Being able to see this natural beauty while I work brings quiet awe into a crazy day.

How do you recharge?


Prue said...

Thanks for sharing that lovely idea. I'm rethinking things at home, throwing out some plants which are no longer good.
I really like the idea of having flowers growing on the window sill.

Book Readers said...

Some lovely ideas. Will make use of them. Now living in an apartment for the first time in my life and no garden.

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