the puddle…

30 Aug

…so there is this puddle that forms every time it rains – it’s right across the street from our house (convenient, yes?) and i’m sure you’ve noticed pictures of it here before. we were talking the other day about how many hours and hours of entertainment this puddle has brought to ella. it seems endless really – anytime anyone will take her out there in her rubber boots, she’s all in. and unless she soaks herself entirely, she’ll stay there as long as she can…

…and i have to remember, when i start to over think things too much, that it’s so simple really. so right-in front-of-me. water, stones, imagination, boots. it’s really not classes or lessons that we need (though sometimes, those are good too), it’s being able to play right here – for as long as we can…

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