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And the flowers held a party

And they invited me for mother’s day!

Having an involuntarily retired spouse is good for the garden. The unseasonable warmth has me a bit worried (will there be anything left by July?), the garden does look awesome. 39 more words



I’ve not been writing much in any form these past few months.  There’s been much ado in my household (my dear sweetheart was involuntarily “retired” just before the holidays) and I think the left side of my brain has taken up the whole residence of my mind…. 333 more words


Graceful gratitude

The best life does not require fealty to feelings in the name of authenticity, but rather rebelling against negative impulses and acting right even when we don’t feel like it… 418 more words


Found Objects

We’re hurtling towards Thanksgiving , it seems to me. While I don’t like the speed of time as I get older, I am looking forward to a space that has peace to it as the past two weeks have been so full of woe. 131 more words



Much, perhaps all of my life I have felt a little out of step. An introvert in a family of extraverts. A reader and a watcher. 446 more words


A little twinge..... of fear

A little twinge of fear

Have you ever climbed a tree?

What happens when you go out on a limb? A sturdy branch will hold you but a thin limb, reaching to a piece of fruit just outside your grasp, might bend to the ground, might even break. 232 more words


Winding down, winding up

Yes, summer appears to be winding down in our part of the world.  We finally had some cool days and much needed rain last week. The tomatoes are slowing their production, the winter squash are coming in and the sun is getting an equinoxical slant. 104 more words