Sanna's Bag

“I never seem to have what I need when I need it. I’m going to make a belt-bag that’s bigger on the inside than on the outside, and just carry everything with me.”

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Join me for lunch?

Usually, on Wednesdays, I take GED to the jail, then I spend a couple hours on the computer at work with a long-term project, then head up to my writer's group. Today, however, there was no computer available to me, and well, gee, maybe I could have managed to do the work somewhere else, but it was such an incredibly beautiful day . . .I asked the boss if she would mind and she very, very kindly let me be a feckless adolescent and go outside to play. So I got to spend two hours down by the pond. See the bench in the middle of the photo, there? The pond is just beyond it. It's a dinky little puddle - about the length of a kingsize bed, about as wide as a twin bed, and about as deep as a cheap wading pool. Oh, it's green and warm and shady and rich with life! I ate fresh sweet ripe strawberries with yogurt, and I drank in the peace.

This is the view from the other end of the bench. Would you rather eat in front of a computer, or here? A LBB (Little Brown Bird) shared the area with me, hopping through the foliage and rustling up a good meal of bugs.

After lunch I finished another beaded neckpiece. These suckers are addictive! The beads flash real purty in the sunshine.


  • At 4:24 PM , Blogger Bells said...

    that's a gorgeous lunch venue choice!

    Loving the neck gear.

  • At 4:55 PM , Blogger Jejune said...

    I'd gladly drop ALL my work and come have lunch with you by the little pond :)

  • At 8:09 AM , Blogger Amy Lane said...

    That IS a lovely place for lunch--and I'm sure the LBB was superb company!

  • At 10:38 AM , Blogger Lucia said...

    So peacefully green! I'll happily join you.

  • At 1:24 PM , Blogger Warrior Knitter said...

    My favorite kind of business lunch.

  • At 7:53 PM , Blogger Donna Lee said...

    I usually end up eating at my desk. Expedient but not inspiring. The red beaded piece is very old fashioned looking and quite lovely. And I can't believe you asked that man if you could take a photo of his buns! You cheeky monkey!


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