Every Friday Brie, from Capital Mom, posts a theme / topic and if you like you can join her by writing about a moment related to that theme/ topic the following Monday. This week’s Monday Moment is Bliss.


This post has too many words, too much complexity, for a moment so simple. Me, rushing in from the car, trying to stop thinking about work and start thinking about dinner. You, lying by the door in your pink polka-dot raincoat, looking up at the sky. As though it were the most natural thing in the world.

Lay down, you said, patting the grass beside you.

So I did. And it was the most natural thing in the world.


There are so many times that I wish the world would stop turning, just for a moment. A moment to catch my breath. A moment to hold on to you as you are, right now.

For that moment, there in the grass, the world stood still.


Too much complexity, too many words. All I needed was one: