Friday, May 31, 2013

Random 5 Friday


A Green Tomato



1. Growing and buying local is good but I still appreciate having access to a mango once in a while.

2. Have you ever closed your eyes and touched a cat's ear? - warm living velvet.

3. A defining moment of parenthood: hitting upon the thought that they may not achieve even their own expectations not to mention mine.

4. Personal expectations can be different then career oriented ones. That's a good thing, right?

5. Triple digits tomorrow and the green sun canopy over my garden is up.

angst [æŋst (German) aŋst]
n
1. an acute but nonspecific sense of anxiety or remorse
2. (Philosophy) (in Existentialist philosophy) the dread caused by man's awareness that his future is not determined but must be freely chosen
[German]
source: Collins English Dictionary

 

8 comments:

  1. I'm with you on 1, #2 yes I have and 4 they can, you are right. #3 I've never been a parent but I expect what you say is true. And good luck with the 3 digits...living in France has given me a whole new look on angst :-) I enjoyed your post.

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  2. Your tomatoes are way ahead of mine. In fact, I just planted mine yesterday.

    I don't know when, but I eventually came to the realization I just wanted my boys to be happy, healthy and self-sufficient. That's more than enough.

    Thanks for joining in this week Lisa. xo

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  3. Perfect description of a kitty's ear! And yes.. mmmmm mangoes! Yummy.

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  4. wow, i hope you have some where to hide with triple digits coming to see you. something cool to drink as well. ( :

    since i have never been a parent before i can only say what i know from my experiences... so that being said i would hope any parent would love for a child to be happy with whatever makes them happy. of course i am speaking with in reason. life is tough any ways ... do what you love & brings you joy a lot of the time. work & play. when you live a life of making other happy (which i am in that boat) you suddenly wake up one day & think what the heck do i do now ...??? 1st you make yourself happy & hope to high heavens that your parents will support you & enjoy that you are happy, healthy & excited about what you are doing in your life, in love & in work too. gosh, i have rattled on ... later.

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  5. Parenthood is so full of discoveries. After raising 5 children and now helping my boyfriend raise his 2 young boys I feel as if I might know something about it. And what I know is that....I don't really know anything at all.

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  6. Number 3 is so true -- Can I quote you?... That's so wise the way you wrote it out here. Wish I had thought of it that way long time ago..when I was first starting out in my parenting life...but soon like the rest of us we learn.. wink!
    Hugs

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  7. Great Random 5! Yep, triple digits are upon us! I'm staying inside!

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  8. trying to keep it light for myself today, so #1 is true for me too...i am trying to do as much local as i can...but mango and avocado are really hard to give up. and #2...i miss my cat for a lot of reasons, but that is definitely one of the top reasons. a good 5 list...all food for thought.

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