Simply, love

There are times when silence has the loudest voice. ~ Leroy Brownlow “…Peace begins with a smile. Smile five times a day at someone you don’t really want to smile at; do it for peace…” ~Mother Teresa   Day and evening, I have sat diligently at my distressed white Queen Anne desk to begin writingContinue reading “Simply, love”

Lamenting Boston

You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it’s all right.  ~Maya Angelou Peace – that was the other name for home.  ~Kathleen Norris It was half-past three and I chose to check my mobile phone to see if I missed a call or text message. Indeed,Continue reading “Lamenting Boston”

To Everything, There is a Season

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. ~Hal Borland Freshly fallen, a white powdery snow blankets the outside world that I gaze upon through neglected windows covered in a cold winter’s film. This pure white snow is almost angelic in its appearance, a delicate blanket to the green life that teases our hopesContinue reading “To Everything, There is a Season”

Fighting the good fight

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.  ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe We awoke to a text alert that our local school district had cancelled school due to inclement weather. Snow and ice on these Ohio roads, the kids and I will be stuck at home most of the day, or at least untilContinue reading “Fighting the good fight”