Thursday, October 19, 2017

“Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.” ~ Frédéric Chopin Autumn moves lazily along. I spend the morning making Sungold tomato jam using the tomatoes I threw in the freezer throughout the summer. I move

Thursday, September 21, 2017

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ~ Mark Twain My son has been foreman on a retirement residence building project for the past eighteen months. He's worked long and hard. Yesterday, was the final inspection and they received the occupancy permit. It was a big day. His excitement and

Saturday, September 9, 2017

"Silence is like scouring sand. When you are quiet, the silence blows against your mind and etches away everything that is soft and unimportant.” ~ Gordon Hempton For a short week this one has felt long. And busy. Lots going on and lots on my mind, all culminating with a restless night. Coffee is my good and