A Deep Summer Breath

We left Arkansas for Tennessee and Alabama – my home places, and on the way out of the driveway I noticed the purple tops of clover and how the vines suckle up a honeyed canopy in the cypress. I took a long deep breath and said goodbye to our green tomatoes and all nine frogs my oldest son had just released. We had worked hard to get loaded up, and then finally we could take off on our long drive.

How long had it been that I stopped all the work work work and propped my feet up on a sunny dashboard?

… continue reading over at (in)courage!

And also PS: I ‘m happy and alive, just in case you two were wondering. 🙂

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Jessica Y
Reply June 18, 2012

I knew you were both ;) Stepping away seems to help with that. Miss ya !

Reply June 18, 2012

I was wondering - so I came to check up on you. I'm glad all is well Amber.

Reply June 18, 2012

I wondered. And, of course, I worried. (I am my momma's daughter, after all)
Glad you are okay.

Helena Green
Reply June 19, 2012

I love this plant and I really like the flower.

Reply June 20, 2012

Glad you're back. :)

Eva Haley
Reply June 21, 2012

This flower really fascinate me. I love to see flowers and I appreciate beautiful flowers.

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