not even one more wash


The past week has taken its toll and I don't have much sparkle left in me. It might sound a little bit silly, but sparkle, spunk, and that certain something about overachieverness keep me going. And the fire is dying. At least just for today, I hope. I want to feel like a castle with fireworks happening overhead, even though I feel more like a sixty-one inch piece of fabric with rapidly fraying ends and it might all unravel with one more wash. Even if it's on delicate cycle...




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  1. I love this image. I feel rather worn out today too!

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  2. I feel like someone or something (head cold) threw a pail of water on my sparkle. It is a beautiful day, weather wise, we were off school, and here I sit with no sparkle. I love your image, also. We all have our off days. I hope and pray that tomorrow starts you on a fresh page.

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  3. I love the metaphor of this post, an unraveling piece of fabric... even on the delicate cycle. It's Friday and I'm frayed. I hope we all feel like new by Monday.

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  4. My mom always said, "My get up and go, got up and went." I love the images you used, especially frayed fabric. Hope you find some sparkle over the weekend. Maybe you should buy some, it comes in pretty bottles, labeled, "Champagne."

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  5. The unraveling fabric on delicate cycle was a very clear image. The idea of "sparkle" is really neat. I've never heard someone describe their feelings that way. I hope you have a relaxing weekend, can recharge, and get your sparkle back.

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  6. So many of us are expressing these kinds of feelings after a week of school. You have expressed it very eloquently!

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  7. Hang in there. Hopefully our comments will encourage you today.
    Love the background of your blog. Beautiful.
    MH at booksavors.wordpress.com

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  8. I am sure you will find some sparkle soon, maybe you already have now. :-) By the way, STUNNING photo! Love those fireworks by the castle. :p

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    1. You're so sweet, glad you like the photo. It was taken at DisneyWorld in Florida, USA :)

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  9. Thank you, thank you for all your comments. They provide strength, which in turn allows for sparkle to creep back in! Cheers!

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