Every day is a special occasion

nm4Every day is a special occasion.

Yes!, it’s up to me (and you) whether the day is celebrated or not.  I know, you had to work, and so did I but still it’s a day to be celebrated.

nm1Why? It’s because of life, because of choice to see our cup as full, because the people we love and care about are with us, because we are breathing, and we live.

There are those days when we get to hug those loved ones who live far away, let’s celebrate those also but let’s celebrate that we are here enjoying those daily moments with our loved ones also. It is especially those moments that we will cherish and understand to be special sometime in the future.

sand between her toes

sand between her toes

Sure I love the holiday memories, but I also love the regular memories, sharing breakfasts, talking over the dinner table, being picked on by my kids, and even the normalcy of doing kitchen chores or cutting grass.

no shirt, no shoes, no worry

My son Dave with me in Oregon 2014

Life really is a journey, a bike ride perhaps, times when we coast, when we climb hills and perhaps times when we are knocked off and get hurt.  Still the journey is ours to absorb, to experience and once only.

Rain, dust, wind are all part of our trip to make the days in the sun more special, but really someday we’ll know that they were all special.

A proud, proud Dad

Me, my daughter Mandy – Oregon 2014

Every day is a special occasion.

About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.
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6 Responses to Every day is a special occasion

  1. budweiser147@hotmail.com says:

    Yes every day is a special occasion. Celebrate each day we are alive bro. Love and hugs your ill’ sis.
    Sent on the TELUS Mobility network with BlackBerry


  2. What a wonderful thought 🙂 every day is beautiful as we are living it… 🙂 loved the post and the pictures….


  3. Beautiful post! That’s true, every day is special and meaningful 🙂 I love the positive energy voicing on your post! 🙂


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