For the past month or so this has been my view each morning. There is a joke in my family that I am not a morning person. I come alive just as everyone else is heading to bed. And my coming alive I don't mean going out to parties. I mean making a cup of tea & doing some of my best creating at that time of night!
But with a new baby I am seeing the sunrise more then ever. Even since Ree was a baby. She sleeps late in the morning. This new little one likes to be up partying anytime after 4 and she isn't too keen to head back to bed!
So I am slowly forming a new habit....one that I dare say I am beginning to really love and look forward to! After feeding V we sit in the chair that faces the sun & watch as it comes up to greet the new day. As it comes over the horizon bathing everything in gold, she slowly drifts off for a little nap. I've been placing her in her bouncy at my feet, grabbing my coffee and relaxing into my chair for some journaling & reading before Ree wakes up and or V decides it's time to eat again.
There is something extremely peaceful about beginning the day with coffee & my journal. Thanks to the daily prompts I am beginning a new writing habit. I've never been one to write too much from my head. I've always written down quotes that strike me, or lists, or taken notes as I read. But to just sit and journal thoughts hasn't ever really been a practice I've done. But I'm enjoying this!
I've also gotten back into the practice of writing as I read, taking copious notes (when I'm not reading with a sweet baby in my arms). As I write I sometimes wonder what I'll ever do with all these notes I take but I enjoy it so for now that's enough.
This was meant to be the weekending post but it turned into a little bit of a stream of consciousness! There hasn't been much new going on here this weekend then all the weekends of 2013. Family time, knitting time, cleaning time. All the old habits that are so comforting and make our life the way it is. None of it that I would change!