a thousand tiny nows

My wall calendar page for February shows a dandelion puffball, some of the wishes floating out on the wind, and the text, “Someday is made up of a thousand tiny nows.” Indeed. David used to have a bit where he’d...

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savouring simple pleasures *updated

I realise that last post sounded a little grumpy and impatient. I want to remedy that. I want you to know that, even though in the last few days of the month I was eager for the symbol of a fresh start, I was able to practice...

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one of twelve

I am ready for January to be done. Not because it was a hard month, although in some ways it was. Not because I am eager for what is to come in February, although I totally am. Not because I don’t like this month’s...

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the time of your life

“Did you hear about [celebrity or sports figure]?” “Did you see that ___________?” “What do you think about [insert recent trending topic]? For a little while, my answer will be no. Right now...

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less, but in no way lesser

This year did not go as expected. Few do, I’ve found, but this one went off the rails right around Memorial Day. It was a tough haul to get things back on track. That happened about the first week in December, and then it...

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