• Reflections
  • Thursday, February 23, 2017

    “Feelings, and feelings, and feelings. Let me try thinking instead.” ~ C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed I have let feelings run the show in recent days despite knowing that’s like putting life on a trajectory toward misery. I’ve known what I need to stop doing, but haven’t. I’ve had some ideas for what would be […]

  • Family
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017

    “The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” ~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart There were many moments of silence as we visited with my mother-in-love yesterday. It was not one of her better days. Still, there was music in the few words she spoke in the moments when her eyes met ours in […]

  • Reflections
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    “We think sometimes we’re only drawn to the good, but we’re actually drawn to the authentic. We like people who are real more than those who hide their true selves under layers of artificial niceties.” ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Life Lessons I am losing–no, I’ve lost–patience with nonsense. It’s making me cranky, and the fact that I’m […]

  • Reflections
  • Saturday, February 18, 2017

    “This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before.” ~ Maya Angelou Lately I feel the weight of life heavy and remind myself this morning that these next twenty-four hours will be wonder filled if I chose to see them that way. Yesterday morning I saw the first crocus in my flower garden […]

  • Garden
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017

    “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~ Anaïs Nin The run of restless nights caught up with me yesterday and I found myself in an emotional funk, tired, and unmotivated. I got very little done. I didn’t recognize […]