I have been struggling with The Bros K. but today, today I may have broken through. Things started to shift in Part 1, Book 3 for me. I couldn't get past the whining and the histrionics of the beginning chapters, not to mention all the impossible-to-keep-track-of Russian names. When I can't hear a name in … Continue reading Reading The Brothers Karamazov (and other grinds)
Walking with Stella Yesterday, out on the bike path, there was a new slant of light. A spring slant. It was still blowing in the 20s in my face, but there was a definite shift in the angle of the sun. Stella and I both felt it. This new light and the cold on my … Continue reading Reading “Digital Minimalism”
This week, in addition to trying to nail my four foundational practices every day, and planning and teaching my classes, and training little Stella Bella in the fine art of Sit and Come, my attention has been pulled toward: Marie Kondo I’ve decided to start folding my clothes Marie Kondo-Style. I like it. Even though … Continue reading The Stuff I Found Oddly Compelling This Week
So while I learned a lot from you, and don’t regret getting to know you, we’ll never make it as a couple. We just want different things.
The first day in a new place. Where to get food? How to organize time? What to do first? Who are these others? How to fit in? Mostly, how to fit into this kitchen. Holy closet! (I am writing in the WordPress app for Ipad and I am having a little fit with inserting pics, … Continue reading The Bed Is Bigger Than The Kitchen
Tomorrow we go to Sanibel Island, Florida. Never been there. It's supposed to have good shells. I am looking forward to sitting under an umbrella, my toes in the sand, the sound of the surf in my ears, and reading voraciously, and then staring out at the horizon with equal absorption. I am looking forward … Continue reading Sanibel Bound
There has been a frost warning the last 2 nights. I wore a jacket into the studio this morning and felt happy that I didn't have any plans to go fishing today with G and her father. (Brrrrr....) (As it turned out it was a beautiful day for fishing and they caught 5 trout.) The … Continue reading Blessing the Space