Tuesday, May 30, 2017

“For fast acting relief, try slowing down.” ~ Lily Tomlin If I wasn’t intentional about slowing down I would have missed the volunteer anemones that showed up in the yard this year. If I hadn’t taken time to look closely would have missed that their centres look like small suns.

Thursday, April 27, 201

A faint smell of lilac filled the air. There was always lilac in this part of town. Where there were grandmothers, there was always lilac. ~ Laura Miller There’s just something about lilacs, isn’t there? I’m watching them closer than ever this year, and taking time to capture their growth in photos. The practice has become […]

Monday, April 24, 2017

“There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.” ~ Homer, The Odyssey Eighteen years ago, on this day, everything changes. We arrive at the church early–Gerry and I–dressed in our finery, ready to begin a new […]

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 […]

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 […]