Wednesday, April 12, 2017

"Without darkness, nothing comes to birth, As without light, nothing flowers.” ~ May Sarton I feel a sharpness in my chest as I realize it's Wednesday: mid-week and nearly mid-month. I think of all the things I want to do, must do, don't want to do but will do nonetheless. It surprises me that, at

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

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

Thursday, March 3, 2017

“Wisdom comes with winters” ~ Oscar Wilde Life, like this fading flower, takes on a unique beauty at a certain point when the brightness of youth fades. It's wonderful. We settle into ourselves, we come to understand, we learn to let go. It's also challenging. The memory begins to weaken, the joints begin to complain,

Saturday, February 11, 2017

“I think insomnia is a sign that a person is interesting.” ~ Avery Sawyer, Notes to Self I must be a very interesting person this week. I suppose, looking on the bright side, that it's been delightful to snag all these extra reading hours. Last night, again, I was awake before 3am. knowing sleep wasn't