“And so taking the long way home through the market I slow my pace down. It doesn’t come naturally. My legs are programmed to trot briskly and my arms to pump up and down like pistons, but I force myself to stroll past the stalls and pavement cafes. To enjoy just being somewhere, rather than rushing from somewhere, to somewhere. Inhaling deep lungfuls of…
“so that the monotonous fall of the waves on the beach, which for the most part beat a measured and soothing tattoo to her thoughts seemed consolingly to repeat over and over again…” ~ Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse Cape Cod, Massachusetts
“The lilac branches are bowed under the weight of the flowers: blooming is hard, and the most important thing is – to bloom.” ~ Yevgeny Zamiyatin Cape Cod villages are filled with white picket fences and blooming lilacs, the streets are filled with their wonderful scent. I always associate lilacs with Memorial Day…I hope you all have a lovely weekend ahead!
“She liked to keep only the bright side of herself turned towards him. She liked to shine.” ~ Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake pretty much unplugged and disconnected relaxing and rejuvenating on Cape Cod be back to visit you all soon.