"It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work, and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey." Wendell Berry I came home on Wednesday afternoon to find our cat, Noah, barely moving. Noah is a very… Continue reading Everything I need is right here, right now
A few days ago I wrote about taking a trip down south (with my brother Bob) in a couple of weeks. We are ending in New Orleans, but with the arrangements that he'd made, we would only be in the city for a day. As I sat quietly this morning, the thought came, “See if… Continue reading The Big Easy…the way that I want to live
I called my father several weeks ago, and his voice sounded off. He said that he had a cold and felt terrible so he'd call when he was feeling better. I week passed, without hearing from him, so I called again, and again he said that he'd call when he was feeling better, but he… Continue reading I know better?
My day unexpectedly opened up on Monday, and I decided to take a ride to Middlebury VT, (a town we are thinking about moving to) just look around and get a feel for it. It was a fluke of a warm day here (almost 90 degrees) and the drive was like heaven. I arrived in… Continue reading Slowing myself down: Setting in motion the creative forces of the Universe
It was 95 degrees and humid on Friday. As I drove home from the seacoast, about 2 in the afternoon, I passed through a section of Vermont where there was road work being done. I saw the orange cones but no workers and felt relief, thinking that the state had given the outside crews an… Continue reading I have to get it done now!