Monthly Archives: April 2015

Beautiful and desirable

Beautiful and desirable: not the first two words that come to mind when I think about myself. If you were to ask, I might say I’m intelligent – sometimes quick and witty – often bratty. I am generally strong, independent, … Continue reading

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Still learning

One of the great blessings of life is that we keep learning – as long as we are open to the lessons, that is. I don’t believe it will ever matter how old we are, as long as we are … Continue reading

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Lovers and Others

I knew it at the time: when I took that long walk down the gangway of the Denver airport that would take me away from B – after that tearful, painful good-bye – I knew that it was a final … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Mondays

Okay – it is a rainy day. And it is a Monday. And, as the song says (you have to be a certain age to remember this one) – it almost got me down. But I’m better than that, right? … Continue reading

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Beautiful Sunday

It’s true that it was chilly today and the wind was even biting. And the sun didn’t shine. And yet, it was a great day! I got my gardening done and cleaned my hiking boots, and swept and just generally … Continue reading

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Mount Benson

As soon as I turned on my computer this morning I checked the weather: warm it said – clear skies and sunshine all the way! I wonder if the weatherman bothered to look out the window. Ah well, I thought, … Continue reading

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Love (and hiking the Westwood Ridges)

Let’s start with the hike. I won’t say that the weather was perfect, but given the forecast, it was so much better than expected. We had moments of sunshine, we had views, we had showers. No we did not sit … Continue reading

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What I’m good at

As I was walking in the park with Abby today, I had occasion to muse about what I’m good at – and what I’m not so good at. Mostly, I concentrated on the good – I figure this is a positive … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Productive

I hardly have to expound on the “beautiful” part of the day – these photos should tell that tale. Abby and I walked in the perfect April sunshine both this morning and this afternoon. Yes, it was a slightly shorter walk … Continue reading

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Halfway

The end of Tuesday – halfway through the week. And this gives me a taste of what work can look like in a few months time: I’ve completed two assignments each day and the pace feels really good. But that’s for … Continue reading

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