Monday, April 17, 2006

Monday Memory #7


I remember a warm Spring day just two years ago when we lived in Upstate NY.

I was over at my friend Kathy's house and we were painting the rails on her deck. It was one of those glorious days - 75 degrees, no humidity, birds singing and flowers blooming everywhere. The sky was such a brilliant blue - blue as far as you could see without a cloud in sight. There was a gentle breeze and you could just smell Spring.

We talked about "girly" stuff like what color we should paint our toenails and if she should get her hair highlighted. We talked about our hopes and dreams - she and her husband were trying to get pregnant for the first time, and I wanted to apply for a promotion at the publishing company where I worked. We talked about nothing and everything; just like good friends do.

Then we ate lunch out on the deck, admiring our handiwork, wondering how long until the rails would need painted again.

19 Comments:

Blogger Norma said...

What a cherished time to hold close and remember a friendship.

Thanks for visiting my MM.

4/17/2006 11:26 AM  
Blogger craziequeen said...

Aren't memories like that absolutely priceless? :-D

glad I came over....

cq

4/17/2006 12:07 PM  
Blogger Courtney said...

Sounds like a great day together!

4/17/2006 1:52 PM  
Blogger The Shrone said...

I,too, have noticed that each season has its signature smell. It is unique as well to each part of the country!

4/17/2006 2:32 PM  
Blogger Lazy Daisy said...

Hey babe, great memory. Just around a computer today. We are in Savannah and I'm laughing and dreamin with a great friend. My MM is up.

4/17/2006 3:16 PM  
Blogger Suz said...

I love moments like that with close friends.

Hugs Suz

4/17/2006 3:57 PM  
Blogger LadyBugCrossing said...

Don't you just love to do that with a special friend??

LBC

4/18/2006 6:35 AM  
Blogger Denny Shane said...

You didn't live anywhere near Horseheads, NY did you?

4/18/2006 9:44 AM  
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4/18/2006 10:15 AM  
Blogger Useless Man said...

This is a great MEME. Thanks for sharing.

4/18/2006 3:40 PM  
Blogger FRIDAY'S CHILD said...

It's nice to have a friend to share memories with.

4/18/2006 9:43 PM  
Blogger Shelli said...

How lovely. Sounds wonderful. Sorry I am late to the game.

4/18/2006 11:15 PM  
Blogger Rowan said...

What a lovely memory. Those are the moments that makeup life, aren't they. Thank you.

4/19/2006 4:02 PM  
Blogger wordgirl said...

That's a real snapshot moment.

4/19/2006 6:47 PM  
Blogger Joan said...

I enjoy reading other people's memories. This was wonderful to read. I didn't write a MM this week, but feel free to come by. I have posted my Thursday 13.

4/20/2006 10:48 AM  
Blogger Viamarie said...

Sharing sweet memories is definitely a treasure. Love the beautiful view.

Happy weekend.

4/21/2006 6:47 PM  
Blogger Just another American Expat said...

Are you still there?????

4/22/2006 4:14 AM  
Blogger HanktheDog said...

Sounds like a fine day. I think that in our strange age, it's these relatively simple, unstressful days that we cherish most.

4/23/2006 10:51 AM  
Blogger Renee said...

friends bring such great memories!

4/24/2006 1:45 PM  

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