Good morning! Hope this Tuesday finds you all well.
Yesterday morning as I was walking into work I seen the guy who walks by the front of the building I work in singing each morning. He is quite into it, ear buds in, voice loud and hands usually air drumming. He is fascinating to watch. Usually, I am up in my office on the second floor when he goes by on the sidewalk below but I hear him all the same and rush to open the window each time to watch him and listen. He makes me smile.
Once, a couple summers ago I was walking out of that same building one evening and there were a group of musicians on the lawn. They had large instruments like cello’s and wonderful ones like violins and flutes and they were playing the most amazing music. On a warm summers eve it was about as good as it gets as I watched them, apparently a random gathering of friends who chose a spot to play. It was as close to Stars Hollow (yes yes… Gilmore Girl reference) as I have been.
and this is Brainerd…
Street dances, zombie crawls, arts in the park, St Patrick’s Day parade….. maybe I have a little bit of Stars Hollow right here. 🙂
I have a “take it one step at a time” day. This morning I work and then I have a funeral to attend. The husband of a friend was hit by a car while riding his bike last Thursday. It is a very sad and painful situation. Later I am resetting the window at the library and staying to host for author Lorna Landvik when she speaks tonight at the library.
9 thoughts on “Morning Meanderings… Things I Love About My Town”
I’ll be thinking of Marina and her beloved today. Maybe he can still hear the music…
I’m so sorry to read about your friend’s husband. I’m sure she’ll get lots of support from your wonderful community.
What a wonderful post. Especially in times of grief, its so important to appreciate the things in the world around you that give you joy. Thanks for that reminder.
Sorry to hear about your friend’s husband. Hugs to everyone.
Beautiful shots of your city. I want to be there too. It looks so cute.
Nice post…both sad and joyful all at once…
Oh, how sad….so sorry for your friend….and your loss, too.
Love the images of your town…it does look picturesque and like a storybook. Enjoy!
Beautiful post, Sheila. I’m so sorry to hear about your friend’s husband. Such a tragedy.
I was all ready to post on how beautiful the pics are that you posted (and they are), but my heart sunk as soon as I read your words about the tragedy. Prayers for all concerned to help you through this.
Aww it is very Stars Hollow!! My city can be like that sometimes too, but not always. I think Stars Hollow just might be my favorite fictional city. 🙂