One of my pleasures of summer has always been leisurely reading books. As a child I would pull a book from our shelf and retreat from my family to my favorite chair in the living room or my bedroom upstairs. There I enjoyed the luxury of reading for hours on end. So this summer I pledged to myself that I would read more books simply for the joy of it, departing from my reading basket full of nonfiction.
My favorite book so far is Anne of Green Gables, My Daughter, and Me: What My Favorite Book Taught Me about Grace, Belonging, and the Orphan in Us All. Isn’t that a mouthful to consider?
If we were having coffee, we’d be sitting on my porch swing, and I’d be drinking from my buttercup mug that brightens my day.
This morning I’m thankful for little things that warm my heart.
I would fill two mugs with French roast and offer you my favorite Girl Scouts Caramel and Coconut creamer. However, if I baked white chocolate scones, you would be wise to drink your coffee black so you could savor the buttery treat to its fullest.
After discussing highlights of the past week or an upcoming event — and our kids, because we always talk about our kids — you would tell me about the book you’re reading.