Anyone else here a book-a-holic? Show of hands? First of all, I was going to quit all this and I didn't and I said I wasn't going to talk about it, and I'm not. But, if it makes anyone feel better, I do have all that sorted out, thanks. So there's that. Then, about five … Continue reading Confessions of a Book-a-holic
"It is always night, or we wouldn't need light." Thelonious Monk Some twenty-six years ago, I began writing down, collecting, quotes in a journal. One of the first entries is "There is a woman at the beginning of all great things." ~Alphonse Lamartine. I think I found that one on a tea tab for some … Continue reading It is Always Night, Or We Wouldn’t Need Light
Photo of a woman drinking tea after a bombing raid in London during the Blitz (no copyright infringement intended.) Link. Yesterday, (when I started writing this),I purposely, and purposefully, sequestered myself from all "news" related items until the early evening. While tending to a few chores, I decided to turn on the television. About twenty … Continue reading Ballroom Blitz, Keep Calm
I'll tell you what optimism is, in a world where a fake issue of a real newspaper was distributed by activists, and went viral, and where the media got it wrong again, because they didn't check the facts, or get the complete story, before they ran with it, I realized I'd renewed subscriptions to a … Continue reading Optimism
I'm going to ramble for a minute or two, then I'm going to go finish cleaning up the enormous mess I made in the kitchen tonight making cookies and carving pumpkins. Remember the other day I said I'd been so busy lately I ended up getting ahead of myself with my Halloween stuff? Well, no … Continue reading Keep Calm and Carry On
Some of my favorite fall foliage pictures from years gone by.
I've been exceptionally busy lately with no end to that in sight. I haven't done any writing or editing in at least a week. So it goes sometimes. I was taking something of an unintentional "moment" as it were anyway, to catch my metaphorical breath. I follow Architectural Digest on the twitter. This evening they … Continue reading To Be Happy