Category Archives: Abundance
Friday was the first full day of Spring. It was overcast and damp; unlike many of my fellow Americans, I got paid. I did the duties of the intellectual sweatshop to the best of my ability, taking occasional breaks to … Continue reading
In these late days of civilization, the internet provides us with an opportunity to connect the words we speak and write with their sources. For instance, when I titled this blog post “The Better Angels,” I was curious to know … Continue reading
We had another Halloweenie here on Blethen Street and although the weather was not ideal for little ghouls and goblins, I enjoyed a visit from six of them. I handed out “Power Crunch” kids protein snack bars. And Moxie. It … Continue reading
Yesterday was the first day of autumn. It was also part of the “Global Week for Future,” a youth event focused on ending climate change. During the autumn of my college years, the hot topic was apartheid. I remember a … Continue reading
When I reviewed my photos for today’s blog, I found this one. It was a calming image and I texted Handy from the quiet of my house “we’ve got a good life here.”
I wasn’t going to post anything, thinking I “deserved” a break today. But then I found a present in my laundry room. It’s a long-ish story. I’ll save it for next week, if the Fates allow. Merry Christmas!
I am thankful for so many things today, not the least of which is the last bag of cranberries I snagged at the farmers market. Happy Thanksgiving!
I wrote this blog post almost a year ago. This may very well be the first blog post I wrote about Handy. Back then, we were on very formal terms and I never called him “Handy.” Oddly enough, that burning … Continue reading
Why don’t I have a category of blog posts called “Living in Maine?” I should, shouldn’t I? I woke up this morning to the most glorious summer day ever, an archetypal August day which fulfills all expectations for loveliness. Zero … Continue reading