First keep thyself in peace, and then shalt thou be able to be a peacemaker towards others. A peaceable man doth more good than a well-learned. Thomas Kempis It gnaws at me after a discussion and I work for weeks trying sort it out through writing. Document after document, word after word, tapped out, deleted,
Just as a good rain clears the air, a good writing day clears the psyche. Julia Cameron, The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life I spend a good portion of the day alone in the woman cave, the only sound the hum of the heater and the low drone of
It has been a busy week but I found a bit if time to play around with some darker images with my photography. It seems that the warm spring-like weather that we've been enjoying was a temporary respite. The skies may be cloudy, the valley foggy, the temperature cooler, but I've still got garden fever.
Gerry brought home daffodils this week. Can spring be far behind? In some ways it's hard to believe it's already February. Groundhog Day has come and gone and the groundhogs have not agreed on whether we're in for an early spring or six more weeks of winter. Canada's "official' weather prognosticator, Wiarton Willie, did not see
We've had record snowfall here in Kamloops and we, like many others, have literally been snowed in. City workers were unable to keep up with the volume of snow that fell in such a short period of time and many people found themselves housebound waiting for roads to be cleared. Flights in and out of
I don't know about you but I find it a relief to have the holidays behind us. I'm not one to make resolutions but with the turning of the calendar to a brand new year of possibilities it's hard not to feel a sense of anticipation. My mind is often on my 2015 garden these