The wind may blow; It might snow some more, But it doesn’t matter: March is at the door. Flowers blossom; The warmth we adore; Wake up and be happy: March is at the door. Days grow longer; There’s plenty in store For Spring and then summer; March is at the door!
For the past couple of weeks, news services have been reporting on the discovery of gravitational waves: Something predicted by Albert Einstein a hundred years ago. My thought is this: Oh the secrets kept from us until just the right time! There have been gravitational waves since the beginning of creation; we’re just discoveringContinue reading “SECRETS”
Ah, the weather is warming and spring fever is setting in! Time to think about yards and gardens. In the past several years, I have reconsidered my approach, especially in terms of what I try to get rid of and what I might leave. One lesson in this was my discovery that honey bees likeContinue reading “EDIBLE”
Something wonderful happens when people get together to share music. There’s a synergy about it that makes the warmth and delight so much greater than the songs themselves. I think that is my favorite thing about recitals. They are gatherings of people ranging in age from 6 to 60-ish, all performing the ppieces theyContinue reading “RECITAL”
The greatest wealth Cannot be bought or sold. It can’t be held in your hand Or added to a financial plan. It’s available to young and old. The greatest wealth Is only acquired When we surrender to love; All the goodness that comes from above; As we are fed by llife’s inner fire.Continue reading “THE GREATEST WEALTH”
The soothing warmth of sunshine; Music that fills my soul; Interesting conversation That leaves me happy and full. Caresses of affection, Tangibly and in word; One who carefully listens, So that I know I am heard. Mysterious adventure; Unanswered questions tease; Call me to deeper places; Such things inspire me as these.
This was inspired by a “rant” I read earlier. My experience is that people often mean well, but have no idea about the pain they cause when they step in to “help.” Please don’t make excuses for me. If people ask, just smile; Let me answer for myself, Even if it takes a while.Continue reading “PLEASE DON’T MAKE EXCUSES”
Shades of yellow and green form a pattern made mostly of squares. Then there are odd shapes and different colors here and there for added interest. This quilt spreads out as far as the eye can see. Part of it is hidden from view. This is how the valley where I live looksContinue reading “THE QUILT”
Just when you think you’ve had enough; The cold gets you down; Trudging through snow seems so rough, Out come lovely heralds of Spring: Some of them blooming While others start to sing. Just about the time you give in To endless Winter, All around you will begin To awaken and give new birth SoContinue reading “HERALDS OF SPRING”
According to the weather forecast, it was supposed to snow until about 11:00am or noon. It is almost 6:00pm, and the large, fluffy white stuff is still floating out of the heavens. So much for predictability! Doesn’t that sound like life, though! We hope for and declare all sorts of things, both good and bad. Continue reading “UNPREDICTABLE”