Monday, January 1, 2018

And now let us believe in a long year that is given to us, new, untouched, full of things that have never been, full of work that has never been done, full of tasks, claims, and demands; and let us see that we learn to take it without letting fall too much of what it

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

”I don't think..." then you shouldn't talk, said the Hatter. ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Gerry tells me when he returns to the bedroom with mugs of coffee: “I can see stars outside; that means the arctic front has moved in.” I’m not sure if that’s good or not. I think it means an

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

What I stand for is what I stand on. ~ Wendell Berry I wake to snow. According to the weather app on my iPad it’s supposed to continue all day; I guess we’re in for a white Christmas after all. I was planning on going out and doing some shopping; maybe I’ll postpone that until

Friday, December 15, 2017

The rapid nightfall of mid-December had quite beset the little village as they approached it on soft feet over a first thin fall of powdery snow. Little was visible but squares of a dusky orange-red on either side of the street, where the firelight or lamplight of each cottage overflowed through the casements into the