Monday, October 12, 2009

I love cold mornings like today.

When I woke up this morning, it was a chilly 48 degrees and overcast. (That’s cold for southern California.) When I went in to wake up my kids, they had their blankets all tucked up under their chins. I love going in to wake them up because they are so sleepy warm. I like to cuddle with them and ask them to recount their dreams from the night.

After the kids got off to school, I sat down to a warm bowl of oatmeal and read the news. (I’m getting old, my wife informed me. We got into my car one day last week and I had talk radio on. When did that happen? I used to only listen to music in my car. Now I listen to the news.)

After a relaxing, daydream-filled hot shower, I put on a long sleeved shirt, shorts and a pair of woolly socks. All I want to do today is read, listen to sad music and cuddle.

I love cold mornings like today.


Anonymous Shelly said...

Shorts and wooly socks? (lol-Make me unsee that!) You are not just getting old, you're becoming an old British man. LOL (just go to any live-cam in London and you'll see what I mean. lol) I've caught myself a couple of times with the dial on National Public Radio. I use The Car Guys program as my excuse. After all, they ARE funny. I have yet to obsess about the newspaper at breakfast. Maybe that's a man's thing. ;D

October 12, 2009 at 11:49 PM  
Blogger Nicki said...

I just found your blog through another blog and I am so glad I did. Beautiful music! Beautiful voice! I can see myself in the studio painting to these lyrics. Inspirational.

I don't listen to talk radio, but I find that I am not so much old as pathetic when I discover myself in the van listening to kids music even when they aren't with me.

October 16, 2009 at 11:42 PM  
Blogger The Livingston Place said...

I love your blog, Kirby. And that week was so cool and refreshing--I know exactly what you're talking about. Even the talk radio. My husband and I are always asking, 'when did we start listening to talk radio!?'

What a peaceful morning...thank you for sharing!

October 21, 2009 at 2:12 PM  
Blogger Kassidy said...

Hey Kirby!! I just love your songs! You are a fantastic singer!!!! You got to com to Idaho Falls for some concerts!!!

October 23, 2009 at 9:48 PM  
Blogger Chiemi said...

I just found your blog! It's been colder over where I live too, though lucky for me, my kids don't go to school yet so we get to snuggle, watch cartoons and drink hot chocolate on our cold mornings. :)

October 28, 2009 at 11:51 AM  
Anonymous Joseph Stark said...

Yeah you need to come back to Mesa, AZ for another concert... Stay sweet beautiful! Remember, be AT the party, dont BE the party! Haha

February 9, 2010 at 11:33 AM  

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