It’s time

It’s time for Purposeful Nothingness.

An absence of schedule.  Lack of obligation. No particular place to be.


No socks, clocks or conference calls in sight.

Toes will wrinkle from hours in the pool and books will give evidence of wee ones’ splashes.

Finches will fatten at the feeders and squirrels will squander the sprinklers.

It’s time for summer nights under the stars, talking, laughing, singing, living.

It’s time for shared glances, twirly skirts, golf dates and date nights.

Every year, hubbs and I take a week off to do all of  the above …and this year?

It starts this afternoon! 🙂

And I am THIS happy about it! (

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Happy Independence Day!

God Bless America, my home sweet home!

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28 thoughts on “It’s time

  1. W00t!
    Have a great time.

  2. Happy 4th to you, as well. Hugs from Kentucky. Enjoy the wrinkled toes and special splashes.

    • thank you, Kathy, same to you. I’m going to visit a friend this morning and then hit the pool later today … Cheers! MJ

  3. Don’t melt. 🙂

    • It’s hot isn’t it? Hot and dry. Saw a grasshopper yesterday! Growing up, we saw them all the time b/c SK is always hot & dry .. but not usually MI. I will be in and out of the a/c today. Have a wonderful holiday, RR!

  4. Happy 4th – Enjoy your time off
    God Bless

  5. It sounds wonderful. Enjoy!

    • woke up to the birds this morning .. no alarm clock = bliss!

      and the cold nose of old dog letting me know it was time to go out and check the fleurs 🙂

      Happy 4th of July!

  6. Enjoy!

  7. Enjoy your day and the rest of the week!

  8. Have a good vacation and Happy Independence Day to you as well.


  9. Woo hoo!! Enjoy the week!!

    • Thank you, LD. It’s one day shy of a week ’cause I have to go to St. Louis on business Tuesday .. but still .. 6 days is pretty great 🙂 Cheers to you on this 4th of July and always!

  10. Happy 4th, MJ!!! Enjoy your hols!

  11. Have a great time, MJ. I’m loving all your thoughts in this post! Enjoy!

    • Thank you, Dianna. I am loving living it … ahhh … waking up and watering with old dog to spending 4 hours poolside to fresh salsa & lime tortilla chips and now a shower & out with hubbs – whee! MJ

  12. cooper

    how awesome is that?!?!? enjoy enjoy…don’t forget the fireworks….

  13. Sounds wonderful!

    • it has been … lots of sun, lots of watermelon, lots of music, reading and grilling … golf, skirts and laughter… and there’s still 3 more days to go!

  14. Oh, it sounds delightful! I love having time to travel, but time at home is golden! Hope your week has been wonderful and energizing! ~ Sheila

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