Tuesday, July 30, 2013

365 days in the United States of America.

Today we complete a year in this country.
Words. Many.
Four Seasons in that order: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.
Maple, Oak, Crabapple, Black Ash, Acorns, Birch.
Bunnies, Squirrels, Chipmunks, Deer.
Leaves. Leaves, Leaves.
Cartons, 40' Container, Furniture, House, Home.
Apple Cider, Pumpkins, Candy Corns, Costumes, Squash, Turkey.
Halloween, Thanksgiving.
State Fairs, Garage Sales, Thrift Stores, Antiques.
Cheese Curds, Choco Chip Cookies, Hot dogs, Food on a stick.
Stop, Right of way, Merge, Freeway, Left hand Drive.
Gallons, Pounds, Ounces.
Coupons, Coupons. Coupons.
Kale, Chard, Collards, Cilantro.
Duvet, Sham, Comforter, Twin, King, Queen.
Blue Jay, Chickadee, Robins, Ravens, Cardinals.
Snow, Sleet, Wintery Mix, Frost.
Skid, Slip, Glide, Slide, Hydroplaning.
Snowmen, Sledging, Snow-pants, Mittens, Fleece, Down, Boots.
Pine, Spruce, Cedar.
Christmas: Fairy lights, Wreath, Reindeers, Carols, Egg Nog.
Snow, Snow, Snow.
Home Depot, DIY.
Road trips, Day trips.
Sonic, Subway, Wendy's, DQ, McDonalds.
Lunds & Byerly's, Cub, Walgreens, CVS.
Frozen Rotis, Samosa, Tikkis, Naans.
Golden Temple Atta, Swad, Nirav, Deep.
Blossoms: Cherry, Apple, Apricot.
Pink, White, Cream, Yellow, Green.
Summer Camps, Sleep overs, Playdates.
Farmer's Markets, Barbecues, Block Parties, Neighbourhood Parties, Picnics.
Pottery: Clay, Wheel, Glaze, Firing, Kiln.
Super Bowl, Base ball, Soccer.
Series, Seasons, Episodes.
Lakes, Lakes, Lakes.
Biking, Walking, Running.
Ikea, Pottery Barn, Anthropologie, Amazon.
Lilacs, Hydrangea, Peonies, Begonias, Lilies.
Georgia, Florida, California.
Stillwater, North Shores, Duluth.
Lake Superior, Lake Harriet, Lake Calhoun.
World, US, India.
Caucasians, Hispanics, African Americans, Asians, Indians.
Obama, DOMA, Nirbhaya, Boston Marathon, Zimmerman, Prince George, Telangana.
Saavn, NPR, KS95.
Skype, Facebook.
31July, 2012-31July, 2013.
A Lifetime.
365 Days. Words. Many...

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