Tag Archives: Wisdom

More Treats

What a wonderful treat to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee and admire the view – and all within five minutes of home. I’ve not done too badly this week and am pleased to have found a replacement for … Continue reading

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Island wife

It is a while since a book has gripped my imagination and inner world the way that Island Wife has. The author Judy Fairbairns beguiled me into a world of countless possibilities yet all with a dash of wisdom and … Continue reading

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Auspicious Day

It’s strange that we insist on making a day special. We have to make order of things, and similarly we have to make order of time passing: – sunsets, dawn, lunar cycles, the passage of the planets – and hence … Continue reading

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Update

5 weeks and 1 day on and my ankle is healing well. I am still wrapped in tubi-grip but the pain is not so constant. ¬†Sitting with my leg up is no problem on rainy days, but not so good … Continue reading

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Fractured?

Last time I was talking about sitting in state occupying myself with crochet blankets. ¬†There has been a lot more of the same. It turns out that I have a fractured ankle, so rest is the order of the day. … Continue reading

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Happiness

After yesterday’s rant about banks and credit card companies, how about thinking instead about happiness? There is a new initiative encouraging people to look positively at life. Their premiss is that money and things do not necessarily make us happy. … Continue reading

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How many ways do I blog thee?

Friko, over at Friko’s Musings, has written about possible problems that we bloggers face in connection with family, friends, confidentiality and suitability of topics. It set me a-wondering what is in my mind when I write a post. If I … Continue reading

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Losses and gains

Unfortunately I have been unable to drive for the last six months because of health problems. However, the day has at last arrived (along with the Certificate of Insurance to prove it,) when I can get behind the wheel again. … Continue reading

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Wisdom

Muriel Rukeyser wrote that “the universe is made of stories not atoms.” I have been reading about wisdom being a gift passed on by elders through telling stories. I never really understood that until I started to get older. At … Continue reading

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Elder Wisdom

This is one of those gems that May Sarton comes up with. …… I have come to see that the past is always changing, is never static, never “placed” forever like a book on a shelf. As we grow and … Continue reading

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