Tuesday, August 8, 2017

I am beautiful and I am not old :)

Some highlights from the last few weeks:

Swimming with  beloved Wolf in my favourite part of our country, in the crystal clear lake.


Today, when going for a walk, Wolf found wounded little hedgehog. He was stuck in hot sun, on the road, so I took him with me  to my vegetables garden and put him in the shadows, together with water and food. When I returned home it was gone... I was so happy! I hope it gets well soon (I think it will, it was very vivid).




 And here is the cutest story possible. I was walking to the library when I saw a young mother with two little daughters, twins, aged around two. As I was passing by one of the girls said something to her mother and pointed at me. I didn't really hear well, but then a mother repeated after a child: "Yes, the aunt is beautiful."  I smiled at the baby, thanked her and returned the compliment. (a note: a lot of times with young children they use word aunt instead of Ms./Lady/woman). Perhaps the child only liked my white dress with flower ornament. But since she was looking directly into my eyes I prefer to think that she liked my smile. Her comment made my week. Because I know that only few years back I could not smile to any child and now I can.  It feels good. 


Another kids' story.  The other day I took three kids to the swimming pool. Cousin's daughter is now eight and as I was in my swimming suits she was observing me. And she asked: "Klara, are you pregnant?"   (a note: yes, I should do push-ups more often then twice per year). 
"No, I am not." 
"But don't you want to give birth to a baby?????"
"Well, I am just too old to have a baby now." 
The child remained speechless. For the very first time she heard that there is such a thing as being too old for having a baby. 
The niece who is 9 said nothing. She just listened. 
But the cutest was the girl's little brother, aged 5. He asked with disbelief: "So Klara, you are old???". For him - his granny is old. And his great-grandmother is old.  And I am not :)


7 comments:

  1. Of course you are not old!! (otherwise I would be as well ;) ;) ;) ), and yes, you are beautiful, inside and out :)
    Kisses from France
    (September is almost here...!!!)

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    1. thank you (and so are you, inside & out!)
      Can't wait to meet you again!

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  2. Your pictures and your stories made me smile! I really love Wolf and I love the little hedgehog friend too. I love that you were reminded that you are beautiful and you are not old. I loved reading this post. :) :) :)

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  3. I very much agree with the title, dear Klara! And I love both of your stories. Happy Thursday!

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  4. You most definitely aren't old! But you are gorgeous!

    I'm so glad that the little hedgehog was well enough to leave where you put it! I hope this is a good sign that it will heal up and get back to normal!

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  5. You are not old at all! And you are beautiful, inside and out.

    The best part of this whole post? This. "Because I know that only few years back I could not smile to any child and now I can. It feels good."

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