Just because we don't understand doesn't mean that the explanation doesn't exist. ~ Madeline L'Engle I have wasted far too much time this week mucking around with my laptop trying to find an explanation for, and resolve, an issue that rendered it unusable. Maybe “wasted” isn’t an entirely accurate description. Perhaps, instead, I might look at
Serious art is born from serious play. ~ Julia Cameron, The Artist's Way Much ruminating and writing in my private journal this morning so I come here late, and rather spent, wondering what Monday magic awaits. Let’s make some today. Yes?
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. ~ Albert Einstein “I’m done with winter.” Gerry and I are en route to Vernon for our weekly visit with his mom and it’s snowing. Significantly. I’m playing with the camera on my phone trying, unsuccessfully, to capture an image that reflects my mood—my
“You wake up on a winter morning and pull up the shade, and what lay there the evening before is no longer there--the sodden gray yard, the dog droppings, the tire tracks in the frozen mud, the broken lawn chair you forgot to take in last fall. All this has disappeared overnight, and what you
“It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor, A Wreath of Roses When I finally left the hospital yesterday afternoon at five o’clock I was informed that I would be legally impaired for the next twenty-four hours. So, if
“You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don't help.” ~ Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes It was good day: real conversation and focused prayer with a friend in the morning, a hair appointment in the afternoon, and a good measure of quiet solitude in between. Then computer disaster hit and everything went
“As Rosemary is to the spirit, so Lavender is to the soul." ~ Unknown I snipped the last of the lavender a couple of days ago and set a vase on my kitchen windowsill, but not before taking the fragrant bunch down to the woman cave for some photos. The lavender spikes so pretty, the