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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field trip fantasy

This is Sidney. He’s a total charmer. His mother is a dear friend. Who lives all the way across the country. Boo.┬áThis photo was taken when I visited in January. After we-don’t-even-know-how-long of commenting and...

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when I’m 64

Once the realisation is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side-by-side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for...

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i parked right out front *updated

Parking Buddha did not start out as Parking Buddha. He started out as a gift for Kristina from a childhood friend. When Kristina was little, we did not have typical, mainstream, regular, suburban friends. (Or at least, not very...

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the company of a friend

Yesterday morning a dear friend came over to my house for coffee. And tea. And a couple of these little treats. And conversation. Our visits usually consist of a long walk, a drink of choice at the Starbucks out by the highway...

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