At the end of the day, I hang back a few minutes while Andy ushers the
It's only ten minutes but enough time to hear everything in the background instead of the foreground; to sit next to an open window away from dishwasher noise and closer to the revving up of chirps and twills outside in their trees.
I take a few deep breaths and tune out the domestic side of me.
For a few minutes I am with the crickets, crows, and blue layered sky. (It goes dark all before I'm ready.)
Lately, someone has been enjoying these slippery minutes with me.
She is very entertaining company.
Alert, super sweet, and still puppy drowsy.
Together Miss Tillie and I go to the end of our day with the moon in our eyes and the promise of snuggling up in the stars on our minds.
It's so good to be together.