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It’s Time for a Little Quiet

During the past few summers, I’ve taken a short hiatus from this space and social media, usually in August. This year, I’ll be taking my online hiatus for three months – June, July, August.  That’s a long time to be away so I’ve planned ahead, and I have something special for you... Each Friday, I’ll be [...]

Tabula Rasa

It’s the end of another week.  Another Friday.  After another Thursday after another Wednesday after another Tuesday after another…you get the idea.  And you might think that I’m headed towards some reflection on the tedium of it all…the endless repetition and cycle of days and weeks, months and years. On the contrary. It’s this one-after-the-other [...]

:: Ten Things ::

Ten things.  Right now. 1.  my daughter's violin lesson...Vivaldi's Spring...the melody, the harmony...the joy 2.  sunshine on my desk 3.  the pup lying by my feet 4.  feeling thirsty...need water 5.  books, papers on my desk...a bit of a mess 6.  clouds in the sky...the bare branches of the birches against the sky...the hint of [...]

:: Noticing the Moments ::

Taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: eating lots of these mandarins...wanting to not eat them too quickly because they look pretty on the counter...but eating them quickly :: enjoying the springtime temperatures...walks, a bike ride with the kids, a short sit on the front porch :: reading this book...admiring her even more [...]