A Life of Gratitude

Glass. Light. White. Airy.

Glass. Light. White. Airy.

Glass, light, shades of white, and airy. That was the photography prompt I chose to work on one day last week. It seemed natural that I would grab a few mason jars to use for the glass part of the prompt. It’s no secret that I’ve got a bit of a love affair with mason […]

Vertigo

Vertigo

On Boxing Day I woke up to find that the room was spinning. I had slept fitfully Christmas night and thought perhaps it was a lack of sleep that was causing the vertigo. I rested for a few minutes, the vertigo passed, and we carried on. Later that day it returned and I caught myself […]

Welcome 2016!

Welcome 2016!

Are you as relieved as I am to have the holidays behind us? December was one of those “interesting” months for me–one of those “best of times, worst of times” kind of thing. It started off very difficult for me for reasons I won’t go into, but things changed mid-month when our granddaughter came to […]

Broken

Broken

One day, not so very long ago I felt broken, utterly and completely spent. Bereft. The burden of holding myself more-or-less together throughout the day became more than I could carry; I thought I might find solace in the peace of a hot bath. I turned on the taps and threw in a handful of bath […]

Contentment

Contentment

This morning, for the first time this season, it snowed. Not much, and it didn’t stick, but as we sat in bed sipping our first cup of coffee and catching up on the news on our iPads we watched outside of our bedroom window as the low cloud let go with the light dandruff of […]

Applehead Gratitude

A couple of days ago, a rainy and cool morning, I made applesauce. On a whim, I set four apples aside and when the jars of applesauce were processing in the canner Gerry and I peeled them, cut faces into them, and set them on the windowsill to dry. Many years ago I made applehead […]

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