It was quiet and calm but you could feel the emptiness and sorrow. Century 16 movie theater sits inside the parking lot of our mall. Other than rescue workers and news officials the parking lot for the mall had very few cars. The city is mourning. My city. A place where I went to the movies with my sister and my friends. I remember when it was built and when it opened. The first theater in my town with stadium seating. Now, it is a place I will never be able to drive by without thinking of what happened yesterday. A place I may never go to again.
P365 Prompt - Fresh
Focus 52 Prompt - Days of Summer
Cherries remind me of summers with my grandparents. Their property was full of fruit trees and cherries were my favorite. I was the only grandchild with my very own cherry tree and the cherries from that tree made the best cherry pies. I had the best summers with my grandparents.
Some much needed rain that caused some flooding outside my apartment. I still haven't figured out why they haven't changed the landscaping to fix the flooding problem. It happens each time there is a heavy rain.
I am addicted to my time with her. Each moment is precious and she is growing up fast. One day she will want to spend time with her friends instead of me. I'm hoping she will still think I'm cool when she's thirteen. For now I will take all the time I can get. Small moments, big moments and all the moments in between.
Today was the first time Annie and I got to spend some one on one time together. We went shopping and to see Brave. We had so much fun together. The movie was great and I'm all about female superhero's. We got a few things for baby Alexandra and a few things for us. It was a great day and I'm so glad she is part of my family.
I enjoy the simple things in life and find I'm always looking to be inspired. I'm a writer, a reader and a student of life. I'm emotional and complicated. I'm centered and simple. I laugh and I cry. I'm happy and sad and sometimes I even get angry. I'm honest and kind and compassionate. I'm all of these things, except when I'm not. I'm Christi and I'm just me.