It didn’t take me long to learn that the discipline or practice of writing these essays occasioned a kind of delight radar. Or maybe it was more like the development of a delight muscle. Something that implies that the more … Continue reading Present | August 2022.
Whoosh! does anyone else hear these last few days of August whizzing past? or feel the slightest whisper of a coolness in the air? or see the morning sun rising noticeably later? When I purposefully pause, I sense all of … Continue reading TGIF | Late August.
Hello friends and hello to a Friday afternoon that ushered in (way!) cooler temperatures and – sadly – not the promised rain. mixed blessings. which seems to be the message from the universe about so many things lately. Thinking about … Continue reading TGIF | mid(ish) August.
I added 24 books to my shelves in July (all my 2022 books are shelved here on Goodreads): I added five 5-star and six 4-1/2-star books (almost half of the books I read)! Again, I included my short reviews from Instagram for … Continue reading Reading Better | July.
My sister-in-law Lydia is celebrating a birthday today and my sister made that gorgeous summer pudding for “cake”. We (the two of them, plus me, my mom, and my brother) gathered on Monday to kick off Lydia’s birthday-week! The only … Continue reading TGIF | and happy birthday.
Any story could be a comedy or a tragedy, depending on where you ended it. That was the magic, how the same story could be told in an infinite number of ways. Emma Straub, This Time Tomorrow July’s story didn’t … Continue reading Looking Back | July.
I left home dark early Monday morning and slept in my own bed Thursday night. Looking back at the photos, I’m really impressed with how much I saw in that short time. Lauren and her husband Bill are wonderful hosts! … Continue reading Santa Fe.
I’m home! not necessarily on east coast time, not at all settled, and still – I’m sitting at my desk, seeing the butterfly bush out the window, hearing golf on the TV in the room behind me. home. That image … Continue reading TGIF | Hello August.