The sky shows shades of yellow and red, framed in black. A white furrow ploughs through the picture made by a giant metal bird.
My baby grandaughter smiles and laughs at everyone and it is so infectious that everyone around her has to laugh too. You can never frown when a baby is around.
Bored waiting in a queue to pay for shopping, thinking of things I could be doing.The assistant waves and says "Hello" and I realise she is an old friend and suddenly my wait is no longer a chore.
The rarely used coffee machine is clicking and spluttering. The rich,strong aroma of coffee fills the air. Lunch is ready, and my friend and I drink, eat, and talk.
Today I see my small stone through the eyes of a toddler. A flock of birds overhead brings shrieks and giggles. A stick is a brush, a wand and a whip, a treasured possession he won't give up. Pebbles on the driveways are the most precious diamonds and he fills his pockets with them.
Jack Frost has sprinkled glitter on the car roof and it sparkles and glistens in the semi darkness of the early morning. The grass is dressed in white crystals and I can see my breath.
The sun sets between the houses. Red, grey, orange and blue. Clouds slowly cross one another and come to rest. The day now slumbers quietly until it gives way to the morning light