It’s always sad to say goodbye to a good thing. I’m always saying goodbyes and they’re always echoing after me down the halls.
Garrison Keillor on Springtime
Notable things From the Past Week (or So)
-A late night in Arlington with faraway friends -Just enough snow to comfort troubled hearts -Falling asleep to Garrison Keillor’s storytelling -The appearance of flowers, butterflies, birdsongs, & baby leaves -Kissing all my money goodbye to save poor, sweet Henry Puggins -Laying down on the picnic blanket in the grass and feeling, for the first time all year, truly warm in the...
It’s early in the morning. I’m sitting by the window with my toast and coffee, and snow has begun to fall. We’d given up on more snow this year—taken it personally, even. But gently, gently now it fills up all the cracks. Flowerbeds are the first to go, with those early crocuses & daffodils, then branches and window ledges and all the rest of it. I woke up feeling a little...
Do you have any recommendations for books to escape into when one is feeling too sad? p.s. Thank you so much for all of those responses. I’m looking into every one of them.
Notable things From the Past Week
-A herd of deer in the nighttime fog -The Moon, Jupiter, & Venus in a bright shiny row -The hedonistic pleasure of getting into bed early -Finding a place that sells curly wurlies in the US -A surprise letter in the mail from a darling friend in Sydney -Daffodils blooming in February -Being brought a hot cup of tea & my favorite chocolates after getting caught crying -A bittersweet...