Celebrate with Ruth Ayres @ ruth ayres writes …. because, we need to celebrate moments in our lives every chance we get!
In Bergen County, New Jersey, all retail businesses are closed on Sunday. You can go to the grocery store, the drug store, and the gas station. That’s it. This is a working person’s nightmare, for every errand must be run on that one day – Saturday. So, everyone and their dog jumps into their car and barrels around the already clogged highways and byways of suburban New Jersey getting everything done on this one day available – Saturday. I have grown to really despise Saturday morning.
But, before Sophie and I pile into the car and begin our rounds of errands, we began our day in the best way possible – a long walk on a morning at the edge of glorious Spring. So, I celebrate what we saw:
Spring whimsy to make us smile:
Being able to look out upon Manhattan and Brooklyn – home to our Elizabeth and Ben, who are (no doubt) still fast asleep:
The first buds of Spring sunbathing in March warmth:
We paused at each, and took our time marveling at it all. Whatever else the day will bring, we began it with a celebration.
“On a day
when the wind is perfect,
the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty.
Today is such a