787- 833 in a year of 2012 wOws!

My “word” for 2012 is wOw!           

wOw! is one of those fabulous words that fits positive, negative and neutral situations.  It’s a word we can use when no other will work.   Over this next year of Sundays, I’m going to share some wOw!moments from the previous week.  By December 31, 2012, I’ll have shared 2012 wOw! moments.   

I hope you’ll have spotted (and maybe even shared) close to that, too.

Here’s what me say wOw! this week:

787.  hearing my ‘solar windchimes’ singing early in the morning;

788.  stopping my car so I could witness four deer peacefully crossing the road;

789. ‘real’ heirloom tomatoes;

790.  the partial eclipse of the Strawberry Moon;

791.  Mom’s very full week;

792.  Blossom and me stopping in our tracks when we heard an alligator bellowing during our morning walk;

793.  breakfast tacos;

794.  how great the coffee tastes from my new refillable K-cup;

795. Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee;

796.  the side effects of medications;

797. a sacred conversation about resentments and promise;

798.  falling asleep with That Moon shining in my window;

799.  narrowing down the list of new Cheap Therapy posters and WordCards;

800.  an incredibly creative day;

801.  grilled eggplant caprese & fresh corn on the cob;

802. the transit of Venus;

803.  having people in my life with whom I can discuss AnThInG;

804. watching an egret do what appeared to be  the Michael Jackson moonwalk;

805.  the frustration of having my e.mail account hacked;

806.  that I really can choose to release that frustration;

807.  those moments jussssssssssssst before the sun appears along the morning horizon;

808.  hearing the story of Dorothy Parker’s final resting place;

809.  finishing all nine things on my ‘to do’ list by noon;

810.  rewarding myself with permission to spend a couple of hours at the end of the pier reading/daydreaming;

811.  having mosquito-eating martins fly around me;

812. a sacredly honest and humbling documentary about two years in the life a very courageous and faithFULL minister named Marilyn Sewell;

813. seared scallops with asparagus , real tomatoes &  fresh corn on the cob;

814.  sitting in bed while sipping coffee, listening to the world wake-up with Blossom nestled against me;

815. love and concern for my friends Nancy& Julie as they heal from a car accident;

816.   love and energy for Nancy & Julie’s family;

817.  Whiteville’s What-a-Burger (and fries!);

818.  extra resistance sit-ups;

819.  hearing about Tom’s trip down the Virginia Creeper Trail;

820.  George Harrison: Living in the Material World   (George will always be my favorite Beatle);

821.   giving-up on trying to MAKE fudge and deciding to buy it for a church celebration;

822.  watching an alligator swim near my pier;

823. watching Blossom watch an alligator swim near our pier:

824. lemon cucumbers and heirloom tomatoes from the Farmers’ Market;

825. how not much beats ‘girl-talk’;

826.  that perfect sub-sharing-ratio;

827.  the honor of getting to help with last minute details of bringing the Before I Die Project to Columbus County (for you locals, hope you’ll join in the fun at the Arts Council starting THIS WEEK!);

828. the healing impact of writing “All Shall Be Well””  on 150 prayer stones;

829.  being humbled by the adventures of MS;

830.  how gratitude always trumps disappointment, when I let it;

831.  The Weight of the Nation;

832.  Chicken Pad Thai Chicken (minus the noodles) with fresh squash, peppers, onions and tomatoes;

833.  a peaceFULL yin yoga practice before bed;

What’s made YOU say wOw! this week?

5 thoughts on “787- 833 in a year of 2012 wOws!

  1. “adopting” a puffin through the National Audubon Society’s ProjectPuffin.org . . . she is Y33 (Ysolde to me), a 34 year old bird and one of the first to be resettled in U.S. waters on Eastern Egg Rock, ME, from her Newfoundland hatching place. She has raised 21 ‘pufflings’ so far! Wow!

  2. I love your wOws…and I love your menu. The food always sounds yummy – and healthy! Next time you need fudge, let me know and I’ll make a batch for you. I love making Mama’s recipe – great therapy!

  3. learning who Dorothy Parker was and the rest of her story…THANKS!

    A personal wOw was rescuing turtle number 5 so far this year!

  4. Pickett, for the record: I ALWAYS NEED FUDGE. 😉

    Judi, so glad you enjoyed ‘meeting’ Dorothy Parker. i can see you and her being GREAT cohorts. and YAY YOU for those turtle rescues!!!

    thanks for chiming in, ya’ll…

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