It’s Coming Down Today!

John cannot deal with the Christmas tree. It makes his face swell up like he’s been stung by a yellowjacket. We can’t figure out what it is – perhaps some toxic substance used to keep the bugs away, who knows? But it’s gotta go. Before Epiphany. Oh well. Then I’ll be able to continue working on Nancy’s sweater – Kathy Zimmerman’s Katharine Hepburn cardigan (regular, … Continue reading It’s Coming Down Today!

I really like the way this guy writes – and thinks:)

“AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): One of the planet’s highest active volcanoesis Mt. Cotopaxi in Ecuador. It also happens to be the site of the world’sonly equatorial glacier. Please visit this complex place sometime in 2008.If that’s not possible, at least promise me that you will vividly imagineyourself there. Why? Because in order to bring out the best in yourself inthe coming months, I think you … Continue reading I really like the way this guy writes – and thinks:)

Stay Right Here, ‘Cause These are the Good Old Days

It’s been a lovely Christmas and I am exhausted. Really really exhausted, mostly because my feet have been giving me a fit, and also because last night was not a great night for sleeping. Everybody was over this morning-to-afternoon for exchanging gifts and the usual big Christmas dinner, which for us is turkey with all the trimmings – a rerun of Thanksgiving. I still have … Continue reading Stay Right Here, ‘Cause These are the Good Old Days