kate5kiwis: sunset soup


“If you were all alone in the universe with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life? It is other life, it is love, which gives your life meaning. This is harmony. We must discover the joy of each other, the joy of challenge, the joy of growth.” — Mitsugi Saotome

Sunday, September 21, 2008

sunset soup

early evening found us gathered around the wooden table outside in the setting sun for the first time this summer. we dined on colourful Sunset Soup and more Boysenberry Cloud Cake and we made our Birthday Speeches to Sambo, and i found myself counting my blessings:
curly girlie,
artiste, soulmate.

affectionate poet,
songwriter, lyricist.

musician, comedian,
everybody's friend.

darling tickly boy,
still with baby teeth.

mister and missus cheese,
hopeless romantics.

and i found myself longing for the bestest big brother in the whole of the world. cos for all my ravings that i'm so happy that he's found his groove and such a beautiful life,
i really, really miss his everyday presence
and intelligence
and earthedness
and quirkyness and singer-songwritingness
and playfulness
and charmingness
to the bright blue sky and back.

and it occured to me again just how thankful i am for this beautiful bubble i'm in: for shared sunsets, for silly conversations, for beach romps and movie lines and songs and general hilarity, for smiles and sweetness and squabbles and general aliveness, for all these amazing peeps who grace my life. it's so good.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Awww, love this.

3:40 AM  
Anonymous BeachMama said...

I love it too, you have the smiliest family in the world. You are blessed Kiwi Kate, and your kids and Hubby are blessed to have you.

That Boysenberry Cloud cake looks divine.

3:43 AM  
Blogger Mrs. G. said...

Yay for grateful.

8:28 AM  
Blogger Our Home Schooler and Jen said...

u are blessed

and im pleased your oldest is doing well


8:55 AM  
Blogger Laura/CenterDownHome said...

The infinite richness of life and sharing it with those you love. Beautiful, Katie. :) Wonderful pics and kiddoes. Your cup overfloweth!

11:21 PM  
Blogger Ginaagain said...

Oh Katie! You make me want to move around the world and be your neighbor. Your family is beautiful.

2:15 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

What a beautiful post!

4:44 AM  
Blogger Fabfeathers said...

Mr and Mrs Cheeses have the most beautiful teeth... never really looked at them before, but they are kinda perfect.

5:13 PM  
Blogger kate5kiwis said...

yeah, 'twas a cool giggly moment X

yes i do feel very blessed to have such a beautiful life. thanks for the cake-praise, you are the cake-queen so i feel speshal! X

yay indeed! X

yes, he is really happy and has a cool bunch of peeps up there. awesome huh X

oh yes, the overfloweth-ing cup, i luff it! X

come on over, there's heaps of sunshine to be shared! X

oh thanks, i do have beautiful peeps, and i am really not biased... really! X

bwahahahaha. you make me giggle! actually Bulldog has the better toofies, i have wished all our kiddos to get his teeth! X

8:22 PM  

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