Ursula the cat despises the light-weight novel her book club has chosen.Continue reading
Why does that page look so white?
Why is it only half full?
You don’t like poems and fair enough
you take in an eyeful of words
and then the words stop short
making space on the right, your space
When talking with friends, their philosophical thoughts fly by and we may toss them around a little before we move on. But often, I want to hold those thoughts in my own mind a little longer. Maybe I need to incorporate them into my own practical philosophy. Then it helps me if I make such […]Continue reading
“What day is it?” asked Winnie the Pooh. “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. ~ A.A. Milne Do read Jill Weatherholt on “The Gift of Today” — the present. A short reflection on new year’s resolutions and the counterproductive urge to look ahead, push harder, achieve more, and live in the future. Winnie […]Continue reading
Many people feel dispirited when they eat alone. At least half the fun of good food is sharing with friends or family or — anyone! Eating alone seems to be particularly difficult for those who are widowed or divorced, at least initially. For years your meals were sociable occasions, and it seems hard to adapt […]Continue reading