Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Wannabe


When we were little girls playing dress-up we dreamed of being a fairy princess...

And when the time for going to school arrived we wanted to be pretty and smart...

High school was next, shifting the wish list to include athletic, popular, well dressed...

As we matured popularity turned to marriageable, loving and devoted...

Looking back on life now the slate has been wiped clean. There are only a few things that remain important... healthy, dedicated, humble and most of all, I wannabe me...

Artwork by Nene Thomas

18 comments:

Vicki's Bit-o-earth said...

Miss Maddie, Better words to describe these phases of life, could not have said. Its oh so true... and I'm right there... wannabe me.

Lori said...

well said...it's all so true...in the end i just wannabe me too...thanks for this post...i needed this today!!!

Cottage Garden said...

Wonderful words to describe the cycle of life Susan - so very true for us ... I wonder what the equivalent would be for the male of the species!

Very special artwork too.

Jeanne x

Pomona said...

That's one of the benefits of getting older - you can see the bigger picture. I always tell myself that you gain more than you lose!

Pomona x

The Victorian Parlor said...

Beautifully said! How true your words are as we go through the stages of life:).

Blessings,

Kim

Britt-Arnhild said...

This is so true - I wannabe me :-)

Mia said...

Well written! Life changes and we, our goals and wants, change with it. The main thing is to be true to oneself.

Lorrie said...

So true - each of life's seasons has its challenges and pleasures.

thanks for visiting my blog - yes, fall means winter is not far behind here in Canada. Time to soak up all the sunshine we can.

Pondside said...

That post touched a nerve - a good one. For so many years I just wanted to be me, but couldn't figure out just how to do that. When we finally settled down at Pondside everything came together - although I'd have to say that age and maturity probably played a huge roll!

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Hi Susan...seems like we all wannabe something...what a very inspiring post today!!! And all so very true...I just wannabe me!!! All well down here in the land down under as we gently go into Spring...Dzintra♥x

nicol said...

your words are truth and soul.... would that we could all begin as we mean to go on...without those stigmas and ties to the past that in the long run have absolutely nothing to do with who we are now. I am ME now and like it!
xoxoxo N

Christine LeFever said...

Amen!

Anna said...

what a great blog!
and your little madelain....such a cutie...
I have a little cutie too
please visit us in my garden

http://averyfairygarden.blogspot.com/2009/09/big-happy-feet.html

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

My wish would be... a healthy me! :-)

Thank you so much for commenting/telling me that you see the sides of my new Background, as brown almost with a wine coloured hue. Purrrrrrrrrrfect!

And *Little Miss Maddie* is in an Autumn-y setting herself, I see. :-)

Doreen said...

What soulful words..so very true!

:)Doreen

Suzanne said...

I second that "Amen"!

Pinkie Denise said...

So glad you came by for a visit, missed you. So glad I came by for your beautiful words of wisdom, enjoy this beautiful fall weather Pinkie

Alina said...

Absolutely beautiful and true. To think that the answer to happiness was so simple and right within our hearts. It's great to wannabe me!