A – Z Challenge – Day 23 “Life is beautiful, as long as it consumes you. When it is rushing through you, destroying you, life is gorgeous, glorious. It’s when you burn a slow fire and save fuel, that life’s not worth having.” ~ D. H. Lawrence A Handmade Life I love the show, Nashville. … More What a Wonderful World
“Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated.” – Terry Tempest Williams from “When Women Were Birds” … More When Women Were Birds
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ St. Augustine TRAVELING GIRL This week promises another flurry of activity. I am packing my bags and hitting the road. First, I head to Austin, Texas for an educational conference. Then at the end of the week, I fly … More Austin Bound
“One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough.” ~ Hafiz of Persia This is the week we seem to remember the notion of gratitude. Thanksgiving rolls around and we count our blessings. We pile food on the table: steaming … More Thankful. Thankful. Thankful.
Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. ~ Antoine Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943 Trust me. Everything will be OK. It is the end of another semester — crunch time — which as a college instructor means everything is bound to be absolutely insane, … More Dear Inner Child
I usually just blog once a week, but I felt like sharing my birthday greeting for Elton here… My favorite rock ‘n’ roller is 65 today… I’ve been an Elton John fan for forty years, if you can believe it! I had Tiger Beat photos of him all over the inside of my locker in … More Happy Birthday Mr. John!