1. How come so many words that mean wasting time sound like so much fun, like piddle, diddle, dawdle, dilly dally and lollygag?
2. We may not have to lock our doors in the country but we do have to shut them for fear of the bears getting in.
3. I’ll never get over the magic of collecting just laid eggs from my chickens. To me, every egg is a gold one in the fairytale of the life I have created.
4. Trying to put life into written words is like trying to pin the tail on the donkey while blindfolded. And sometimes we break the piñata.
5. Haiku seen on Facebook by a 4th grader who just may be a genius: Five syllables here / seven more syllables there / Are you happy now?
6. A shot in the dark: taking pictures of spider webs and evening fog after weeks of butterflies and flowers filling my lens with color.
7. When it comes to breakfast and earrings I’m monogamous. I eat the same one and wear the same ones everyday.
8. Me at my Women’s Dialogue on Sunday: I may eat the same predictable breakfast everyday but I also just had my first jello shot last night.
9. Don’t judge me in the moment as I am now because I’m so much more than that. I’m all that I have been and hopefully all that I have yet to be.
10. My 2 ½ year old grandson Liam wouldn’t eat the brown rice I recently served for lunch. He told me it was dirty.
11. I don’t have the motivation for outward epic living or to take on new projects now. I also don’t need a fix or the latest self-improvement. I don’t need more novelty or even more meaningful experiences because the challenge for me is to find meaning from within and to be present to what I already have. ~ From Dear Dread HERE.
12. “You don’t’ treat yourself as a commodity to be bought and sold and you don’t treat yourself as a self-improvement project, but you treat yourself and the world as a source of revelation.” ~ David Whtye
13. Last words posted online by my friend A’ Court, who passed away last month: much love, sow much love, show much love.