Category: personal

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Follow that train of thought

I’ve been thinking a lot about perfection lately.  And with that, come thoughts of how I wish things were different. I wish I were younger, more energetic, slimmer and that I could still go outside and run fast like the wind, or even slow like a rolling stone. Just to run, on legs that didn’t ache. How wonderful that would be! I suppose these … Read More Follow that train of thought


Thoughts on being a seasonal blog procrastinator

Summer takes me away from my blog. Winter brings me back. It’s winter now, so here I am, beginning again. The days are short, the outdoors never beckons and the long hours of darkness drive me inwards. Thoughts of writing become obsessive.  Even though I don’t have much to say, these thoughts plead to come out and be written. Ideas for the blog bubble … Read More Thoughts on being a seasonal blog procrastinator


The Weight of Memories

Yesterday I sat on the hillside and watched the leaves fly off the trees. I don’t think I have ever done that before. Each year the leaves are on the trees, looking stunning in their fall splendour, and then they are on the ground. And it’s all over for another year. But I have never made the time to actually witness this magnificent transformation. … Read More The Weight of Memories


Onion soup & Apple pie

A little poem about friendship ….


New beginnings to old dreams

It’s a new beginning to an old dream…. This morning I found an old journal and realized that I write about the same things over and over again, year after year. It’s always the same, what I want is always the same: I want to write and share it. I want to take pictures and share them. I want to offer something meaningful to … Read More New beginnings to old dreams