Friday, October 13, 2017

“That’s the big question, the one the world throws at you every morning. ‘Here you are, alive. Would you like to make a comment?’” ~ Mary Oliver, Long Life: Essays and Other Writings I wake, heavy, under a blanket of pain. Hello, old friend. It’s been a while. There have been signs for a few days […]

Monday, October 9, 2017

“Light Light The visible reminder of Invisible Light.” ~ T.S. Eliot, Choruses from The Rock The problem with waking at two in the morning is not, necessarily, the waking, but the assumption that it is too late to rise for the day and, instead, opening up one’s Kindle and reading for an hour or so then […]

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 […]

Friday, August 25, 2017

“But unless we are creators we are not fully alive. What do I mean by creators? Not only artists, whose acts of creation are the obvious ones of working with paint of clay or words. Creativity is a way of living life, no matter our vocation or how we earn our living.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle, Walking […]