Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Stick Your Nose in the Daisies!


A few years ago, I took some photos of McKenna smelling flowers. Those photos quickly became favorites of mine. So this summer when my daughter and Ken were home we stopped at a beautiful place to take pictures. I wanted Ken to smell the flowers so I could have the pics to go along with the others. At age 13, she wasn't into it at the moment and I was trying to persuade her.
All of the sudden her mom said a bit forcefully,"Stick your nose in the daisies!"
We all cracked up and she did just that.
I am laughing as I type, because I feel like there are times in my life when a gentle "stop and smell the roses" just doesn't get through to me. This is one of those times when I need a forceful,"Stick your nose in those daisies!"
I can still hear her now. Definitely a joy note.
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2 comments:

sherry ♥ lee said...

Lovely!!! I say yes to sticking your nose in the daisies...much more direct than stopping to smell the roses!!

alteredpink said...

Ken & I actually read this post together while we were waiting for her swim lessons to start yesterday. We both laughed & enjoyed the walk down memory lane. Thanks Mom:)