welcome to the holidays, the season of imperfection

Four days of being thankful. And preparing for the holidays. And seeing Facebook photos of perfectly decorated homes, trees, children and dogs. Oh, I am not ready for this again. I have a friend who claims Christmas would be much more welcome if it showed up every other year. I concur. I felt woefully unprepared and imperfect. On Saturday I even had a little pity party of imperfection and stayed inside, making gifts, but not particularly well. I had a long list and never managed to check one item off (I must get better at putting “stay in pajamas until noon” at the top of the list). On Sunday we took a walk in the UC Davis Arboretum, mistakenly thinking we had missed the color, and that it wouldn’t be perfect, but it would be something. And it was something all right.

I’m still thankful, and I am certainly still imperfect, and the holidays are coming, ready or not. IMG_2507IMG_2510IMG_2511IMG_2512IMG_2516IMG_2519IMG_2522IMG_2532IMG_2542IMG_2560IMG_2567IMG_2578IMG_2585

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About kim tackett

Northern CA marketing consultant, writer of very small stories, and drinker of very strong coffee.
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One Response to welcome to the holidays, the season of imperfection

  1. The shot of the dock is picture perfect. The arboretum should beg you for postcard rights.

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