Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Wishes


I remember when I was little and making wishes on dandelion seeds was a great way to ask for the impossible. You just thought of what you wanted, picked the flower and blew the seeds everywhere! I could probably take care of all the dandelions in my yard with all the wishes I would send off into the air today.  Wishes for my family who need them.  Good health wishes for many who are hurting. Prosperity wishes for those hit by this economy. Wishes for good weather and no tornadoes to ruin a beautiful Spring. Wishes to be gathered with family and friends to celebrate and enjoy a good meal and share memories. Wishes that the sweet innocence of my Grandkiddos like little Cameron would hang on a bit longer. So take some time and make a wish...remember what it was like when you were little and had no doubt it would come true. You just never know, the seeds of those dandelions can travel forever on a good windy Spring day! Hope all your dreams and wishes come true! Thanks Cameron for stopping by to see me today. My wish would have been that you could have stayed longer!

20 comments:

Kim said...

Lovely post. We should all spend more time wishing for good things for others. I wish we loved closer so I could visit the creepy woods. (Always fascinated by that, and a little scared of it Lol)

Stacy Crawford said...

Aww...I love this thought. If I could wish for one thing it would be to shoulder my children's burdens and instill my wisdom in them so they wouldn't have to hurt sometimes! Humility and patience are hard virtues to learn...

Munir said...

This is such a heart warming post. You have captured the true feelings of how we used to feel as little kids. May we keep the spirit of little girls and boys inside of us all our lives. When I come to the letter "W" can I post a link to this blog entry of yours? I would like a lot more people to read and appreciate this one.

Julia said...

Hi Kathy, thanks for your good advice. My back is feeling lot better. I have a bit of arthritis that gives me problem once in a while and I over did it outdoors yesterday cleaning out a large flower bed. The pain is not a crippling pain but more of a nagging low back pain.

That little guy is just too cute with his pursed lips wishing for great things. I remember the daisies also that we used to pluck the petals and say, he loves me, he loves me not.... having a certain young guy in mind when we were young... full of dreamy hopes.

I love all your wishes. May they all come true.

JB

Hilary said...

May all your wishes come true. I love the photos. They depict that time of innocent hope so well.

Linda Hoye said...

What a precious post, precious boy, and heartwarming sentiment. Thank you for sharing.

PoetessWug said...

What a cutie he is! :-)

acorn hollow said...

I think that is so true we would think it had to come true.
lovely post.
Cathy

karen said...

Sweet little boy... I remember doing just that when I was little. I loved blowing dandelion seeds everywhere. I'd pretend they were fairies.

joanne said...

what a precious picture and a poignant post. I have so many wishes today too, maybe I should head outside, we've got quite a dandelion patch here! Best wishes to you!

Sush said...

Very special wishes and a wonderful post! As you know I have a plethora of dandelions...I'll go use them for your wonderful wishes right now.
Hugs~

Donna said...

Here's to W.I.S.H.E.S!!!

That dang Cameron is so cute!!!

Sue said...

I have always loved wishing on dandelions, but my husband has put the kabosh on it. He doesn't like those new weeds in his grass.

Sometimes he is just no fun!

;)

selvageedge said...

Love, love, love this post! I spent hours doing this as a child, and Cameron is such a cutie. But I've got to agree with Sue's husband on the weed propagation issues. Hopefully yours drifted out to the street. :)

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

I am so far away from all my little Greats and of course all the Grands are grown, some beginning families of their own. I am watching my own children become Grandparents.. exactly like blowing on that little dandylion that Cameron has in his little hand. Some seeds are still flying through the air..and I wish them well and am proud of all of them.

Sweet Tea said...

Cameron is soooooo cute! What lovely thoughts. I grew up "wishing on a star" every night in the summertime. Great times!!

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Hi honey
What a dear you are to write such a lovely post for all of us to enjoy.
Made me wish for those days when I would take the time to lay in the grass and make wishes instead of always mowing it now. hahaha
Seriously beautiful wishes you have for everyone. I appreciate you so much
Love
Maggie

CHERI said...

What a cutie that Cameron is! Aren't grandkids just the best blessing of all?

Darlene said...

I love those pictures of that darling little Cameron.....children are just so innocent at that age. I too have many many wishes, not only for my family and friends but for our country. I am so concerned about what is happening here in the U.S. I can only pray that somehow, someone, some way will find a way to turn things around.

Sandi said...

This is a beautiful post, YaYa! Our dandelions aren't up yet (at least that I've noticed!) but I remember well making those wishes. Sweet photos of your darling grandson make us all think of our wishes for a brighter future for the little ones.