• Today
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017

    “It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.” ~William Carlos Williams I’m sitting in bed sipping coffee. My eyes are drawn to the window toward the eastern sky where the sun will soon rise, and I am overcome. # # # The power will be out for a number hours today; the […]

  • Gratitude
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    “Reflect upon your present blessings–of which every man has many–not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ~ Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings I wake later than usual this morning–a heavy waking that feels as if I am crawling through Jello. I surface from a dream in which […]

  • Life
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” ~ Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina I’ve been awake since three; it’s going to be a long day. Rain is likely, I can’t complain as we’ve enjoyed a couple of stellar sunshiny days. Gerry, Maya, and I will travel to spend some time with Gerry’s mom. Later, I’ll […]

  • Seasons
  • Monday, March 20, 2017

    The year’s at the spring, And day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hill-side’s dew-pearled; The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn; God’s in his Heaven— All’s right with the world! ~ Robert Browning Welcome Spring! After what seemed, at times, to be a never-ending winter I am delighted to greet […]

  • Gratitude
  • Sunday, March 19, 2017

    “Rest and be thankful.” ~ William Wordsworth I wake weary. Sleep came late, waking early, and I am tired as I sit here in the dark contemplating the day to come. I’m thinking about a project I’m toying with, but my tired mind struggles with the possibility. I think today I will not do; I’ll […]

  • Gratitude
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017

    “There is a need to find and sing our own song, to stretch our limbs and shake them in a dance so wild that nothing can roost there, that stirs the yearning for solitary voyage.” ~ Barbara Lazear Ascher. Oh these tulips. I am smitten with the beauty of these faded flowers, ready for the […]

  • Aging
  • Friday, March 17, 2017

    “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” ~ Voltaire Yesterday, when I was going to throw out the tulips, I couldn’t help notice the unique beauty of the long since past-their-prime flowers so I took time for a photo shoot before tossing them. This […]

  • Aging
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017

    “It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” ~ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations Still bristling over a comment made by a grocery store clerk yesterday in reference to an older couple who had just taken […]