Tag Archives: christmas

All is calm, all is bright…

“ We shall find peace. We shall hear angels. We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” – Anton Chekhov   A small note to wish you all well during this beautiful season!  

Posted in blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Joy Within

“ And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” – Rainer Maria Rilke The setting sun lately, paints the freshly fallen snow on the mountains with a delicate blush, the peaks in sharp relief, … Continue reading

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Autumn Deep

In these latter days of autumn there’s no time to mourn the last golden leaves still clinging to dark, bare branches. The earth’s long pirouette has been gathering in the cold from celestial blue above and the warmth of the … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Lost In The Wonder

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Monday’s snow day was the first significant snowfall in 1,000 days (as reported by several news stations), the … Continue reading

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

The Fall

We are among the fallen, both human born and heaven wrought, the ones who chose to be gods instead of children. Sentenced to wait for the light between the seasons of abundance and loss we find ourselves on this long … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Narrative

“Written on the body is a secret code only visible in certain lights, the accumulations of a lifetime gather there.” Jeanette Winterson While watching a holiday news segment on different wines to enjoy over the season, the single name on … Continue reading

Posted in journaling, travel | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Winter Spirit

“Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.” – Epicurus At this time of year my feeling of abundance comes in the form of a stack of books (both new and second-hand) on a shelf in the … Continue reading

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments