• A "Grand" Life!
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2016

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    “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, As long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” ~ Robert Munsch, Love You Forever This book creeps me out a little bit but I appreciate the sentiment. Yesterday I basked in spending good, albeit short, time with my kids and granddaughter. Simply the best. I […]

  • Photography
  • Monday, December 5, 2016

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    “Do you see that out there? The strange, unfamiliar light? It’s called the sun. Let’s go get us a little.” ~ Nora Roberts, The Hollow It’s just after four when I wake, bringing with me the remnants of a complicated dream. It began with an encounter with a reclusive writer and the clackety clack of his manual […]

  • Gratitude
  • Sunday, December 4, 2016

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    “The opposite of busy in today’s world is sustained, focused attention. It is deep engagement in activities that really matter to us, or in conversations with those we care about.” ~ Tony Crabbe, Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much I wake early and take the opportunity to finish the book I’ve […]

  • Home
  • Saturday, December 3, 2016

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    “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” ~ Socrates Looking forward to a quiet day at home. I’ve spent far more time in the shops this week than I normally do but the reward is that Christmas shopping is pretty much finished. […]

  • Friday Fave Five
  • Friday, December 2, 2016

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    “The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches.” ~ E.E. Cummings Yesterday I snapped a couple of photos of the flowers that are still blooming in our yard; this morning we woke to a winter wonderland. It’s still snowing. I don’t know if it will last but, according to the weather prognosticators, we’re […]

  • Seasons
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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    “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” ~ Francis Bacon I’m growing weary of these dark and short days. I love that we are at a point where we live largely according to the ebb and flow of the seasons but that means we’re sometimes sleeping later these […]