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Wednesday, 13 March 2019

“Life takes you to unexpected places. Love brings you home.” - Melissa McClone








We have been showing friends from Canada the town, and thus been out every night and with the out of town wedding and party an hour away on the weekend, it's been 7 days since we've collapsed on the sofa in a heap and had time to unwind. Tonight, however, is the night!!













As much as I've loved the fun and frivolity, I've felt guilty about the kids as I try not to be out two nights in a row as a rule. I know it's only a blip but I still can't help feeling bad.

I am grateful this week for the excitement and good times, but I'm also grateful that I missed the mundane. I also missed time with my partner as while we were together, it feels like a long time since we were alone. We've been talking but haven't really talked. It's a little like a boat adrift, floating not far enough from the mooring to be an issue, but not tethered either.


I guess this week I'm loving that I still notice what I'm missing, even when what I'm missing is still there.

What are you loving this week?

Linking with #WanderingCamera



 Thanks to @my_dutch_angle on Insta for introducing me to the quote in the title. I just love it.

32 comments:

  1. What a beautiful quote. Glad that there were good times and excitement in Sydney for you. They recharge you on your return to the everyday.

    SSG xxx

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  2. I love that quote that kicked off your post (I'm such a quote loving kinda gal)! Also love that you can recognise what you love, what you miss, what you've got. Sounds like you've been having a fabulous time with your Canadian friends - no guilt required! :-) #TeamLovinLife

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  3. Awesome quote and great photos shared. Enjoying seeing life through your lens.

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  4. I love that - loving that you still notice what you're missing even wehn what you're missing is still there. It's so true. Great pics, by the way.

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  5. That time sounds as special as these photos. Your kids grow up...and eventually move on ...but your relationship with your husband is so important it needs this time to refresh and replenish. Good on you. Denyse x

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  6. What a beautiful and beautiful place. Thanks for sharing both. #lovinlifelinky

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  7. Beautiful photos of stunning places#stayclassymama@_karendennis

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  8. Beautiful photos of stunning places#stayclassymama@_karendennis

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  9. Beautiful photos of stunning places#stayclassymama@_karendennis

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  10. Looks like you've had a busy week! Great photos #KCACOLS

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  11. I love the quote and it sounds like it was a busy week for you. It's so good that you can still are missing what you already have #kcacols

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  12. What a wonderful city to take friends around, and to enjoy yourselves #KCACOLS

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  13. I need a holiday from my home and a rest from my people in it lol. I love Sydney, can't wait to be there for a quick visit in a months time.

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  14. Amazing quote, and so true. Stuning photos. Thank you for sharing with us all! #kcacols xo

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  15. I'm loving the the sunshine and today it's supposed to be 77 degrees. Very happy about that. It's going to rain on Wednesday, but that's Wednesday.

    Thank you for joining the Awww Mondays Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous day and week. ♥

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  16. I'm loving that the weather is turning warmer and we should be done with snow now.

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  17. It looks like a beautiful place, sometimes floating is good but checking you haven't drifted into the middle of the lake is good too.

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  18. Great quote and even better photos. Very nice. #TriumphantTales

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  19. Loved the quote at the beginning of the post. What a wonderful sentiment!

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  20. Chris always comments on how upbeat I am after a night out even if I am working! I think a little space and time to be an adult is beneficial but the love of a family supporting you is priceless. Thanks for linking up with #stayclassymama

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  21. love the quote. Its funny how sometimes we stop and contemplate the simple things in life that really matter #KCACOLS

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  22. Great quote, lovely photos, Lydia.
    Thank you for taking part in the "My Sunday Best" meme.

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  23. That quote is beautiful! I'll have to remember that one :-) Thanks for joining us for the #dreamteam

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  24. These pictures are stunning! I love how the time gave you appreciation for the smaller things. This week I am loving the spring sunshine here in the UK #kcacols

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  25. That is a lovely quote. Beautiful photos too. Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next time

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  26. Great quote! I love quotes. Beautiful photos! #KCACOLS

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