Monthly Archives: September 2014

COOKING

I have thought of cooking as time-consuming and an interruption of my day. I am amazed at those who relax in cooking and find delight in that task! I’m always grateful to receive the results of cooking, and so it … Continue reading

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START of the week SMILE

It’s ┬álater than I think, and it’s still dark! If you are awake, too, here’s something to lighten the dark: “THE WICKED SMILE “Please, please, I think I haven’e eaten for days.” What? Ricky, you had a huge supper. “I … Continue reading

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ABOUT A FOREST

Looking out the window yesterday I noticed that most of the leaves are still on the trees, despite the sudden coolness and a flavor of actual Autumn. I treasure that sight and celebrate that with words from the forest: ” … Continue reading

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FOR HUMANS and ANIMALS

A silent conversation with a dog may seem odd, especially at 4 am, and there is no dog. I think about my friend Cindywho has two dogs (and incidentally, two cats). Too early to call her right now. I do … Continue reading

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WILD OATS

“Wild Oats”, what a funny way to put how we grow up, live our lives as if that were all there is, and then sum it up as ‘wild oats’! All along the way I have looked eagerly ahead to … Continue reading

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TEN YEARS LATER

We think in terms of a river’s flow so easily and it becomes okay to have rocks along the way. The water propels us on. I picked up a poem today that is helping me navigate these later waters: “Ten … Continue reading

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FIRST DAYS

These first days of September are startling and yet such an open space. We’ve felt the first real hot days of a strangely mild summer here on the East Coast. That is startling. And I find myself in the “between” … Continue reading

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KEEP IT SIMPLE

Whomever we address with that, let’s end it with K. I. S. S. ‘keep it simple, sweetie’. It’s just an attitude. So, I have looked for a few lines that make that sound wonderful, affordable, enchanting, grounding. Like this: “AMAZING … Continue reading

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