Another Trip Around The Sun!

My birthday has passed. It was a wonderful day and here I am in a new year of my life, another journey around the sun! It’s been an extraordinary journey so far and, as usual, it’s been a wonderful time for casting the occasional, cursory glance over my shoulder to the past. To this end, […]

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Today

The day starts in the dark…making late October mornings seem magical and filled with hope. Walking in the gardens to empty the ashes, open the hen house and collect kindling as the sun rises on this, my birthday. And later, a gift arrives from someone I used to share much of my life with…my ex-husband […]

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Blessed Birth Day

On a sunny October morning, many years ago, my mother decided it was time to ascend the narrow staircase to the bedroom she shared with my father and lie down on the horsehair mattress to ready herself for my birth. I have always been impatient and began my life as I continued it, not waiting […]

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