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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 286 :: joy is a cool, crisp morning

22 Oct


{October} 

It’s cool. It’s crisp. It’s October. 

And now it feels like October… officially. There is a crisp wind in the air and the leaves are beginning to fall. I had to start the car this morning and let it warm up before heading to work. All the tell-tell signs that fall is carrying us into winter soon enough. 

But for now, I will celebrate the joy of October. Pumpkin spiced lattes. Halloween costumes. And cool, crisp mornings with colorful leaves lining the sidewalks. 

Joy is not just what you see but what you look for. 

More tomorrow… 

Lovemore,
Jamie

{joyful}
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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 247 :: joy is fall

9 Sep
{football sundays}

Saying goodbye to summer is such sweet sorrow. Knowing that fall is just around the corner and the holidays soon after. Football Sundays kick of the transition between warm and cold, summer sun and fall leaves, beach days and beer cheers.

One of the things we look forward to experiencing again by moving back to New England is the seasons. Going from hot to crisp to warm again. Apple pickings, leaf peeping, snow skiing, and the beachy breeze, in that order, and then repeat.

A Fall Football Sunday is just the kickoff. A demarcation. An announcement that the seasons are changing and there is more adventure ahead. What joy.

Are you ready for some football?

More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

{joyful}
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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 241 :: joy is a three-day weekend

1 Sep
{celebrate summer}

Joy is a three-day weekend! Here’s to the last hurrah of summer: the warm months, the hot sun, the cool beach. The best part of summer’s end is all the beginning’s to come. Including my love! Justin and Brady should arrive sometime tomorrow from their coast to coast drive. And it will be the icing on the cake of this three-day weekend which has been a month in the works. 

So, bring on the end of summer! and the beginning of new adventures.
Hello Fall!

More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

{joyful}
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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 222 joy is feng shui

10 Aug
{furnishings}

Last night was spa night…. tonight is feng shui night. My friend Amy flew up to Boston just to help me measure, feng shui, and plan furnishings for our new little townhouse. I love the concept of feng shui:

As Google says:  (in Chinese thought) a system of laws considered to govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to the flow of energy (qi), and whose favorable or unfavorable effects are taken into account when siting and designing buildings.

I find it very joyful to plan and measure before furnishing and placing. But Amy is taking it to the next level, measuring every inch and creating a to-scale map. I’m more than impressed. I would have just walked off the space with my size ten feet and left the rest to chance. She is measuring and calculating and drawing a scale map. She’s precise and passionate about it.

There is joy in that.

And there is joy in this: Everything has a place and there is a place for everything.
With purpose, passion and intention.

More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

{joy)
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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 221 :: joy is a facial

9 Aug
{mask}

Spa night! Is there anything more wonderful than an at-home spa night facial?  Maybe one in your Star Wars shirt….

Cleaning out the pores. May the force be with you.
Oh joy!!!

More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

{joy-full)
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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 214 :: joy is no furniture

1 Aug
{for now}

I’m living in a furniture-less townhouse right now, and I have to say, I love it. It feels expansive, clean and wide open. It has me thinking about that which I need and that which I do not. It has me thinking about space and what it is that we fill it with (and why) and how that brings joy.

It also has me thinking about what really matters, what it is that we fill on the outside to fill up on the inside.

Sometimes joy is appreciating the less so that you can love the more.

More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

{less is more}
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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 203 :: follow the lobster

21 Jul
{joy ride}

The joy ride is on!

Today, my friend Amy and I went on a New England adventure. In search of a lobster roll. We didn’t find one but we did find fish for lunch and a sunny beach to sit on with many other New England families. We also found the house that Justin and I spent a winter in on top of pylons on the beach. The house looks different in the summer…. as does everything. As if nature is coated with joy.

Then, of course, to top it all off, we found shopping.
It always comes back to shopping, doesn’t it?

I think this year is teaching me to have more adventures.
And, when it comes to joy, to follow the lobster!

Happy Friday!

More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

{search for joy}
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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 200 :: joy is the small things

18 Jul
{joy}

Sometimes jot is big. And sometimes joy is small. Tonight my joy was a small glass of wine. Just a small thing, really. Joy is teaching me that sometimes it arrives in big boxes and sometimes it’s found in small glasses.

The most important thing is to recognize it every step of the way, big or small. Thank you, Joy.
Cheers!

More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 199 :: joy is getting caught in the rain

17 Jul
{joy}

Rain is so rainy. I have a love/hate relationship with it. I love to hear rain go pitter-patterer on the window while I am warm and cozy inside. But I hate to get soaking wet in it if I get caught outside.

Tonight, I got caught in a rainstorm on my way home from work.  I was in a car driving so I didn’t get wet but there were puddles and the rain was so hard that I had to pull over and stop at Starbucks to wait it out.

It made me pause. It made me stop. I think that’s what is joyful about rain. The heavens open us and pour water on the Earth and make everything else standstill, pay attention, observe and be present.

Getting caught in the rain might get you soaked but it can also suspend time.
What joy.

More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

{suspend time}
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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 198 :: joy is new and old

16 Jul
{joyful}

Today I started anew. New job. New office. New coworkers. New experiences but all in my old stomping ground. Old and new. What a great combination.

It’s like meeting an old friend with a new facelift, it’s familiar and new. It’s a joyful combination, old +  new.

What joy.
More tomorrow…

Lovemore,
Jamie

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