“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 […]
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.
“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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]