growing season

Saturday, October 24, 2009


Piper was conceived in the month of October. It wasn't a terrific time for getting hold of all the fresh fruits and vegetables I needed to eat, but for the most part we did okay. Except for the cherries. I was dying for cherries. I craved them, and there were none to be found, anywhere.

Pete would tease me about it as we'd go searching through the store for them, laughing at my stubborn insistence that "there must be some, somewhere!"

"You see, there is this little thing called a growing season," he offered not-so-helpfully.

And now we're in October again, and I'm craving cherries again. And the growing season for cherries is over.

But then, my own growing season is almost over, too. We have less than eight weeks until Button's due date.

And Pete is cracking up over my cherry-craving again. Go figure.

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And with this small slice of randomnity, enjoy some of my recent finds:

*Motherhood: Part Two from Heather at The Extraordinary Ordinary
*When Nothing Else Will Do from Matthew Michael @ knelt down
*Friday Funnies (reasons for marrying a good speller) at the Girl Talk Blog






(Image © Informal Moments Photography)

7 comments:

Maureen said...

Kelly, the dried unsulfured cherries are quite good, as is this lovely little post for a Saturday morning. And Christmas baby, maybe? Hugs.

nAncY said...

maybe they have some in new zealand.

happy cravings!

Danielle said...

Wow, only 8 weeks left! Seems like the time went fast, but maybe not from your perspective! ;)

Kelly Langner Sauer said...

oh no, Danielle - I'd be very happy to have 20 weeks left right now. Except I don't want him to have that long to keep growing... :-D

Susan said...

Aww.. sorry there are no fresh cherries for you. I can't believe you only have 8 weeks left!

DayDreamer said...

Really great writing..and some wonderful post..keep up the good work..n looking forward to some more amazing reads!!

Do visit my blog if you find time(Though its not half as good as yours)

Cheers,
D

T. J. Knowlton said...

How wonderful. Eight weeks. I hope that you find some cherries, soon. I can't wait to see your baby blogs!

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