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

Saturday, December 30, 2017

I sustain myself with the love of family.  Maya Angelou Blessed. Simply and abundantly blessed. The kiddos are heading home today; in a few hours we’re going to experience that heaviest of silences that permeates the house after the grands have been here. It’s  not my favourite kind of silence. In these early morning hours,

Friday, December 29, 2017

I have drunken deep of joy.  Percy Bysshe Shelley We’re at the new trampoline place: Gerry, daughter Laurinda, granddaughter Makiya, and me.  Makiya is the only one wearing the green-toed grip-on-the-bottom trampoline socks. We parent and grandparent observers are resisting the temptation to step forward onto one of the trampolines and jump for just a minute