Thursday, January 7, 2010

Sights and Sounds

I sit at my messy computer desk watching the drip, drip, drip from my farmers porch.

I hear the kids sliding down the stairs on their bottoms chattering away.

I utter phrases like "please don't step on the book/puzzle/cat" and "please clean up all the crayons you just dumped on the floor".

I watch my cats sit in the window sill chattering at the ever growing population of ladybugs in the bathroom.

I look at all the snow and the trees that surround my home.

I hear that the dishwasher is done, again.

I hear requests for more snack, more juice, fresh pullup.

I see a large bag of items needing to be shredded, and yet another box of items to go to the dump.

Thump, thump, thump go the small feet of small girls running up and down the hallway above me.

Drip, drip, drip goes the melting snow outside my window.

Chatter, chatter, chatter from my son.

The day may change but the sights and sounds of my life remain constant.

3 comments:

Brooke Brown said...

This (I hear the kids sliding down the stairs on their bottoms chattering away) is one of my favorite sounds. Love that we both have these going on. :)

Thia said...

My dishwasher is on its second run of the day. Been a while since that happened as I usually try to keep it to one. I guess I'll be missing the sound of feet on the upstairs floors as all the houses we've been looking at have been ranches.

creative kerfuffle said...

nobody is home from school yet here, so i'm hearing the wind outside and the tick tock of one of the clocks.