August 22 – Room

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAHi and Happy Thursday!

Today’s photo challenge is Room.

I am fortunate to like and use all of the rooms in my house.  The house we had before had a few rooms that we never used.  I am glad that we have just the right fit for us now.

My kitchen is a favorite since I love to cook there with my husband and son.  I also like our den where we can exercise or curl up in comfy chair to read.  I honestly could say something nice about each and every room in the house.  That to me is a real blessing.

I also like other rooms.  The one at my grandparent’s house was always a favorite!  I remember the color of paint on the walls, the pictures they had hanging, and their favorite chairs.  And I remember family singalongs where my aunt played the piano.

Another room that I have many fond memories of is the main room at the beach house.  It is tiny but has never felt that way.  I suppose it is because so many memories were made there.  That house also  has a wonderful front porch where we eat our meals.  Although outside, it has been another room and has a fantastic view of the ocean!

And the dining room at my parent’s house is special because of all the great meals and conversation we have with family and friends.  Sitting around the table and sharing our day has been great, or sitting at the table in the kitchen.  Ian went from a high chair to sitting in a regular chair at this house and the others.

I like rooms that I am comfortable in.  It is fun to spend time with family and friends in these rooms.  I also like rooms on vacation or outside rooms with a view.  That is the picture I chose today.  It is a deck from a small cottage on a pier.  I haven’t stayed there but sure liked the looks of it.

Isn’t the view amazing?  I took this at the beach last summer.  I can just imagine having coffee in the morning while watching the surfers or having a candlelight dinner after watching the sun go down.

Ah… room.  I am blessed to have so many rooms in my life.

I wonder if I can appreciate each room I will be in today?  I will plan to do just that.