ordinary life

“I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.”   ~ Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 

apple fest

with a few pumpkins here and there.. “Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

swinging by..

to say hello. My house will soon be filled with family and friends as we get ready for our annual reunion and Independence Day celebration.  Crazy and a bit chaotic, but I will love every minute of it. Busy with projects and thinking about the possibility of a new venture. I was recently contacted by the editor of an online magazine and invited to…

go with the flow

“For example, the wind has its reasons. We just don’t notice as we go about our lives. But then, at some point, we are made to notice. The wind envelops you with a certain purpose in mind, and it rocks you. The wind knows everything that’s inside you. And not just the wind. Everything, including a stone. They all know us very well. From…

early spring impressions

..and some random ramblings Spring reminds me of an impressionist painting, as little dots of color start appearing here and there. Seems the color around me is mostly yellow at the moment, as the rabbits have eaten all my purple crocus. I wonder if the purple ones have a sweeter flavor..maybe the yellow is too tart? Been listening to an old favorite. Debussy seems…