I'll tell you what I'm not good at.  Relaxing.  Give me a deadline and I want to make sure all of our ducks are in a row.  I want to be on time, scratch that, I want to be early.  I always get all worked up when we travel that sometimes I forget to enjoy the journey.  A dear friend of mine got married in Plymouth, MA.  I couldn't wait to see her and be there for her wedding.  However, I was worried about missing everything because we were went from Maine to Plymouth in 24 hours, since my husband had to work.  Boston traffic makes me nauseous...and in summer months, you never know how long it may take to get from one end of the city to the other. Not only was it incredibly special to see her glow with happiness, but it was also special that I did remember to slow down a bit, and just enjoy my family.  Here's what made me happy:

Waving at the cars.  Definitely not something that I ever thought of doing before, but waving at cars, boats and the like makes my little one happy.  What does not make him happy is when mama interrupts for a picture.  Anyway, it's the simple things.
 Giggles with daddy.
 Breathing in that sea air. 
Watching the boats.
 Admiring the Mayflower from afar.
 Appreciating the Mayflower up close and thinking of how brave those individuals were to embark on such a journey.

Glimpsing at the man I love.
Catching a sunset together.
Celebrating my good friend's marriage and enjoying our own marriage.

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