• Gratitude
  • 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 […]

  • Photography
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017

    But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.  ~ William Butler Yeats Good Sunday morning. I’m looking forward to spending time at church this morning and afterward, we’ll see where the day gently takes us.

  • Today
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017

    “The day wasn’t exactly my own since I checked and found it on a public calendar.” ~ Leonard Cohen, Flowers for Hitler The sun hasn’t yet risen and I’ve already sent three–no four–email reminder to myself for things I want to tend to. Up first: attending a photography webinar. Next: sending photos to the professional […]

  • Reflections
  • Monday, April 3, 2017

    “It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” ~ Andy Rooney These are the strangest tulips. They were treated the same as all the other tulips I’ve had: I snipped a bit off the end of the stems, cut a […]

  • Seasons
  • Friday, March 31, 2017

    “With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.” ~ Lope de Vega The sun is rising beautifully as I write this; the brilliant red hues are changing by the second. I’m watching this all from the comfort of my bed–such a blessing. I’m tempted to […]

  • Today
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017

    “All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost..” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring   I’ve been awake since a ridiculous hour. The stillness of morning an opportunity to reflect on […]

  • Today
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    “The rain to the wind said, You push and I’ll pelt.’ They so smote the garden bed That the flowers actually knelt, And lay lodged–though not dead. I know how the flowers felt.” ~ Robert Frost, Lodged It feels like I’ve been working on stuff for simply ages. This morning, I’m going to put it […]