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Category Archives: my life

May mornings

I was responding to the lovely comments left for me on the last post (I know they are few and far between lately) and felt I should take time to pay a visit to some of you. Good thing I took time to do a little browsing because the delightful poem below was found on […]

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Tending

 tending: caring for or looking after; giving one’s attention to So I’ve been tending. Tending to: time with friends; weeding, transplanting, and daydreaming in my yard; bike rides; practicing with my beloved piano; knitting (really enjoying making this Saroyan scarf — did you know it’s named for the character Dr Saroyan on Bones?); finding a special gift […]

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Still

Still knittin’ away. Still forging ahead building up my stamina on daily walks. Still grateful for: being able to walk again; continuing to improve; good friends; living in such a beautiful environment. My grand daughter is arriving today for her spring break. How lucky am I? Remember that weekly environment column I used to write […]

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Currently, the Daffodils

The piano lessons have resumed but they sure aren’t easy. Nevertheless, I really do love the piano and sit with it each and every day. I hope one day to make her sound as beautiful as she deserves. She’s been incredibly patient with me through these lessons. Symbolism of the daffodil / narcissus: “Symbolizing rebirth […]

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walking gently through the world

walking gently through the world … I love making things for others. Homemade artisan bread – a photo book – natural bath salts – knitting a scarf – knitting a cowl – homemade napkins. Neighbours are beginning to open their garage doors, bring out their rakes and are poking about in their yards. Yesterday I […]

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Smiles and a Brass Rose

Observed along the way: She walks along the roadway, a clouded afternoon, the sea air warm for an early March day. Her smile contagious and given to her soul’s inner thoughts. A middle aged couple, chatting freely, the woman’s arms flitting in sync with her thoughts, he smiles knowingly. Another woman approaching briskly, head held […]

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