Monthly Archives: August 2013

a ~ Am an attendant lord, one that will do

Last night I sat on the porch, sipped a glass of wine, and watched the storm come in. It was dark, so most of my view was of the porch railing and occasional silhouettes of trees against a blitzed sky,

a ~ Am an attendant lord, one that will do

Last night I sat on the porch, sipped a glass of wine, and watched the storm come in. It was dark, so most of my view was of the porch railing and occasional silhouettes of trees against a blitzed sky,

b ~ Am an attendant lord, one that will do

Things I’ve been Pondering~ What if we each woke up to greet the morning with our best selves–imagine all we could accomplish. What if we all tried to live by the Golden Rule? What if we smiled at strangers and

b ~ Am an attendant lord, one that will do

Things I’ve been Pondering~ What if we each woke up to greet the morning with our best selves–imagine all we could accomplish. What if we all tried to live by the Golden Rule? What if we smiled at strangers and

a ~ No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be;

I like to think – sometimes, I like to think – about my children’s future versions comparing notes about their upbringings. How were they different? What was the same? Who missed out? Did any of you see the Perseid meteor

a ~ No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be;

I like to think – sometimes, I like to think – about my children’s future versions comparing notes about their upbringings. How were they different? What was the same? Who missed out? Did any of you see the Perseid meteor

b ~ No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be;

Right after M and I started going out, I transferred to another bookstore and became a Trainer. This store was just opened with a brand new staff and I made a bunch of friends– several of them who were eventually

b ~ No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be;

Right after M and I started going out, I transferred to another bookstore and became a Trainer. This store was just opened with a brand new staff and I made a bunch of friends– several of them who were eventually

b ~ Would it have been worth while If one, settling a pillow or throwing off a shawl, And turning toward the window, should say: “That is not it at all, That is not what I meant, at all.”

Each night I climb into bed and my head fills with all of the things I did not do. It’s like a coming tide, the wave high enough that it threatens to knock me down. I am a petulant child,

b ~ Would it have been worth while If one, settling a pillow or throwing off a shawl, And turning toward the window, should say: “That is not it at all, That is not what I meant, at all.”

Each night I climb into bed and my head fills with all of the things I did not do. It’s like a coming tide, the wave high enough that it threatens to knock me down. I am a petulant child,

a ~ Would it have been worth while If one, settling a pillow or throwing off a shawl, And turning toward the window, should say: “That is not it at all, That is not what I meant, at all.”

I have a cold. Everyone knows the best way to treat a cold is with hot cider and rum, and luckily we’re having a rather frigid August, so hot cider and rum sounds just right. But today was packed full

a ~ Would it have been worth while If one, settling a pillow or throwing off a shawl, And turning toward the window, should say: “That is not it at all, That is not what I meant, at all.”

I have a cold. Everyone knows the best way to treat a cold is with hot cider and rum, and luckily we’re having a rather frigid August, so hot cider and rum sounds just right. But today was packed full

a ~ But as if a magic lantern threw the nerves in patterns on a screen:

B had a doctor’s appointment yesterday. Perhaps you heard his shrieks? He was fine until he learned he was expected to take off his pants. When you are five, pants are almost always essential, except when there is swimming to

a ~ But as if a magic lantern threw the nerves in patterns on a screen:

B had a doctor’s appointment yesterday. Perhaps you heard his shrieks? He was fine until he learned he was expected to take off his pants. When you are five, pants are almost always essential, except when there is swimming to