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Happy Friday!


Right now, I want to be on a beach far away.  I want to be wearing a maxi dress, all freckley and just a tiny bit sunburned, sitting on a deck of a restaurant, sipping a glass of water with beads running down the side, eating fresh seafood with my husband.  At sunset.  And there should be live music, too.

That is what I want.

Instead, I am wearing my pajamas, and eating fish sticks for lunch with Madeline.

It’s not so bad actually, the important things are the same.  I’m wearing something comfy, sitting with one of my favorite people on the planet, eating seafood.

May your Friday be filled with grand day dreams and sweet realities.
Happy Friday!


  • Joyce Courtney

    Yes!   “an ounce of perspective is worth a pound of … of… ummm… happiness?!  :-)              (me quote)

  • Debi Benton

    Kate, Thank you so much for your insight. God has given you such an awsome gift to be able to see the ordinary in a unique way and to be able to share it with us so that we may see our ordinary world in new ways. You and your words have blessed me and my daughter consistently.

  • aimee m steckowski

    oh yes, being thankful. this can be tough for me {often!} — the desires of my heart are sometimes more than i have right now, in this moment. thank you for sharing this..  perhaps this will encourage me to be more present.

  • Liz Tesar

    Great post.  What a great thought – to be on a beach.  But I agree, at the end of the day it’s who you’re with that make it all worth while.  Have a great week!