Celebrate, as in to observe with ceremony, to keep with some element of festivity, and to notice, savor, and revere.
Celebrate is often associated with high energy and parties. The word tends to have a prom dress draw--toward eye catching flounce, general bigness, and bling. And that's ok, friends who know me can attest to the fact that I do love a good dose of sparkle. But sometimes, the bling can obscure the view. This month, what I'm interested in is the idea of celebration as a frame, as a simple way of structuring a moment to help guide attention to the story as it is unfolding, a way to observe with intention. Nothing special added.
Paying attention with the frame of a photograph seemed a fine place to start. Here is what I'm celebrating right now (or at least this past weekend ;-):