Category Archives: Musings

Summer Pleasures: The Porch

Around early to mid-June, many household activities move to our covered front porch.  How I Iove to sit here to welcome the new day, enlivened by a cup of coffee!  My morning meditation often consists of simply sitting and observing, … Continue reading

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What Age Has Brought Me

Last week, I sat down with a writer friend and we chose to write in response to one of Laura Davis’ writing prompts: What Age Has Brought Me. Thanks for the inspiration, Laura! I am at the younger end of … Continue reading

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Beauty – Where Have You Been?

If you ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it… But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life. (Frank Lloyd Wright) The US election in 2016 and its ongoing aftermath … Continue reading

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Chestnut Harvest

My Chinese Chestnut tree is finally beginning to bear a good amount of nuts. After a few frosty nights, about half of the nuts have fallen to the ground; the other half is still clinging to the tree. I collected … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

May your glass always be at least half full. May it be filled with nourishment when you are thirsty, something refreshing when you are hot, something warming when you are cold. May you give what you don’t need to another. … Continue reading

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