blue skies, faces turned upward, feeling warmth return breath prayer: welcome welcome a fresh start. welcome a full week. welcome connecting with friends (near and far). welcome another day of sunshine (we’ve had three in a row and this makes four – the longest stretch of 2020!). welcome a reasonable to-do list. welcome signs of spring. welcome all. What are you welcoming today? Wishing you a lovely week! Continue reading A Monday Haiku.
morning walk pause, see winter sun pale, shadows, light breath prayer: and this Happy Monday! and if you’re headed back into the routine after a holiday break, I wish you an easy re-entry. Continue reading A Monday Haiku.
I traded emails last week with a friend who said she hoped we could Make America Kind Again. That phrase resonated with me. I shared it Friday morning with my small group (amidst lively and often upsetting discussion about having an armed guard on site for Sunday worship this month and next and the beginning of Anne Lamott’s latest book) and it resonated with them too. One of our members told us about a very cool local t-shirt project (created to help a teenager on the autism spectrum learn important job skills) that puts the “Be Kind to Everyone” message … Continue reading Be Kind.
…look like a fresh start, full of possibilities. This little mass of daisies is blooming at our neighborhood gate. I see it every morning when I take Holly for her walk. All those blooms, wide open to the sun, help me greet each day with a smile. Happy Monday! Continue reading Sometimes Mondays.
…bring a much-welcome win! I rearranged a few things today to make time to seam the shoulders and knit the neckband. When I weighed the yarn I had left and compared it to the sleeve I still needed to finish, … Continue reading Sometimes Mondays.
… begin unexpectedly damp, gray and chilly. But this afternoon I spent two lovely hours knitting with friends, and made a quick stop at Trader Joe’s for a $4 bouquet and a $5 bottle of wine (with a beautiful spring … Continue reading Sometimes Mondays.
…begin with a few quiet moments and a heart full of gratitude. Wishing y’all a wonderful week! Continue reading Sometimes Mondays.
…bring a change of scenery. for the record, my mom (riding shotgun 😉) took this photo the view from our living room Her friend Martha should be here any minute … we decided not to wait! Cheers! Continue reading Sometimes Mondays.
…require a second pot of coffee! Continue reading Sometimes Mondays.
…look like the start of something new! I was delighted to be chosen as a tester for Heidi Kirrmaier’s new pattern, Footprints in the Snow. I’m a huge fan of Heidi’s patterns and this one – a simple topdown pullover … Continue reading Sometimes Mondays.