“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.”
~ Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book
It’s a fresh and cool morning. A slight–well, maybe more than slight–breeze is blowing. I’m listening to a few drops of rain on the deck. Rain! How wonderful!
Funny how one’s perspective changes. It wasn’t very many months ago that I was lamenting the deluge of rainy days that seemed to go on and on. Now the rain is so welcome as it freshens the air and, I hope, falls long and hard over our fiery forests.
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I received some exciting writing news yesterday. An essay I wrote about my journey with scoliosis has been chosen to be included in Story Circle Network’s new book, Inside and Out: Women’s Truths, Women’s Stories, to be published later this year.
I’m thrilled and honoured, and I look forward to getting my hands on that book and reading all of the stories. I love the stories of women’s lives and that’s why I’ve coordinated Story Circle Network’s One Woman’s Day blog (https://onewomansday.wordpress.com/) since its inception in 2011.
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The garden continues to flourish and my freezer is filling nicely. I did a quick inventory the other day and decided I’ve reached capacity for frozen kale so I think I’m going to make kale chips today for something different. I made a small batch a few years ago and they were delicious.
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Well that’s a bunch of randomness for today. Kind of a picture of life these days.