The Blues

12 Sep

I finally finished my Back to School Socks and the temperature is on the rise again. Here they are.

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I am excited for the temperature to drop for many reasons, including the opportunity to wear these.

I came across a lovely little book recently, Bluebird by Lindsey Yankey. It is actually a large book, 12″ x 9″, but tells a sweet story in a gentle way, and the artwork is excellent.

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In poetic language, Yankey tells the story of a little bird, who fears he cannot fly because his friend, Wind, is not there. He sets off on a mission to find Wind. As the little bluebird searches for his friend, we get to see where he lives. There are beautiful details ion both words and pictures. Everywhere the little bluebird goes, things are still; flags droop, kites rest, clothes hang straight down on lines. The little bluebird eventually finds his friend, who was really there all along, but also learns a little bit about himself, too. A beautiful story about the little bird in each of us.

 

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2 Responses to “The Blues”

  1. joann hulquist September 12, 2014 at 6:47 am #

    Love the socks!!!!

    Sent from my iPhone

    • Adrienne September 12, 2014 at 8:24 am #

      When I finally get to wear them to school, I will come & show them off in person.

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