Thursday, December 9, 2010

and she said patience, darling.



There is a room in our house which, for weeks, was the subject of my husband's ridicule. Actually, if I'm being honest, it was for months, and I was the subject. I hadn't cleaned it for while and there were piles of things waiting to be organized. Now that it's finally clean, I no longer have grounds of being called a hoarder. Except that I still can't seem to get rid of all my portfolios and notebooks and sketches from design college... maybe that's the next step, though.

I forgot how much I liked being in that room. Today I spent a few minutes sitting on the floor, with the warm afternoon sunlight on my face. I thought about how I have less than two weeks left of being 25 (!), and how I feel old and unwise, but genuinely content. Then I couldn't help myself, and I started thinking about how I can't wait to finally turn that room into a nursery. And how wonderful it will feel to sit in there with a baby at my feet instead of just a pile of mail... because that is the next step in our life, and I'm getting a bit impatient.

23 comments:

  1. you're going to have the cutest babies ever.

    i wish the sun was shining on my face. i'm missing it. LIKE big time!

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  2. There is nothing like sitting in a (mostly) finished nursery when you're just waiting on that baby and everything is all tiny and clean and pretty. I can't wait to see a nursery of yours. Its bound to be gorgeous.

    And your children too!

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  3. can i just come live at your house and bask in your artistic beauty all me live long days?
    you're just fantastic.

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  4. amazing how a clean room can boost your mood. it sounds like a similar story to my craft room. poor neglected floors and desk!

    your blog is absolutely gorgeous and am so glad to have found it! so much eye candy here.

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  5. that is so, so sweet! i'm pretty sure that sitting in a future-nursery would give me panic attacks but the sitting in the sun part sounds nice!

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  6. ahh! i just squealed! get thee a baby in that room

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  7. ooooooooooh I know this feeling all to well...but patience is a virtue my dear angela. indeed! :-)

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  8. Have a baby girl and our children can have an arranged marriage. Sure, your daughter will most likely be 2-3 inches taller than Owen, but who cares? They'll be betrothed.

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  9. Angela, you are going to be the most wonderful mother! You have so many talents and I can just imagine your darling children being the perfect mix of you and Clint (talent- wise and appearance!). I'm really excited for your blog to have pretty little pictures of vintage wearing babies. :)

    Is that darling ABC cross stitch going to be your Nursery inspiration someday? I'll buy it from you for a thousand dollars...

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  10. Mmmm, sitting in a clean, quiet room with the sun on my face...that sounds lovely.
    I'm excited for when you have a baby. I'll probably squeal with joy when it happens for you--because babies make me happy. Just saying, though, sitting in a clean, quiet room, nice an peaceful-like...not as easy to do when there are little ones who are messy and noisy and clamoring for your attention. (It is lovely, but don't forget to enjoy the now, the quiet, the clean.)
    I'm pretty sure I love you, even though we've never met. Your blog makes me smile and you are so pretty and talented, sometimes I get a little jealous, but I get over it, because I'm just happy for you, and want good things for you. :)
    (I sure hope this doesn't seem corny...or creepy. :\ just being nice.)

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  11. I hope your wishes for a little one come true soon! Parenthood is not over-rated.

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  12. One...sunshine? Lucky you. Two... a clean room...wow.
    You saw my little Sam....Oh better than being a mom is being a grand-mama. It will happen....Thank-you for the visit.

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  13. Angela- you just portray the image of a good mother. You can just look at you and tell that you are going to be amazing at motherhood. You're babies are going to have a dreamy childhood! And darling to boot! ;)

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  14. Woah! You are ready to join the baby club? How exciting! So is this an announcement?

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  15. NO not an announcement - just wishing :)

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  16. catching myself daydreaming about that phase of our life too, ALL the time :)

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  17. yay!!! Im excited for you guys! its going to be great :-) And I have a room like that too...I keep the door closed alot.

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  18. Sometimes, I sit in our "vacant" room at home and think about filling it with little sticky hands. I can relate to this post.

    -Camberley

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  19. how did you possibly think that this post wouldn't be misinterpreted?

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  20. I really want you to have a baby so I can oooh and aaah over your nursery, whaaat?!

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  21. What a sweet moment & post! Blessings for your next stage as it awaits you:)

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