My eyes lazily take in the dull scene before me. I’m in my bedroom, surveying the contents on two tables. The items on each table are nice enough, some useful, a few decorative. They just looked listless, the way I’ve been feeling. Am I projecting? Waiting for some sort of inspiration to strike, I slowlyContinue reading “inspiration, where hast thou gone?”
I awakened from my sleeping pill slumber as we were an hour out of LA. Relief that the long flight was nearly over flooded my consciousness. Awareness dawned that I hadn’t eaten dinner or breakfast, falling asleep early in the flight and blessedly remaining asleep for most of it. Gratitude. I’d eaten more than enoughContinue reading “One Journey Ends, Another Begins”
I have been a fan of flea markets since adulthood provided me with an income and desire to check them out. I learned my way around them in New England, where their presence is a regular weekend activity in rural Mass. The Mother of all Flea Markets is the Brimfield, Mass. extravaganza that can reallyContinue reading “Market Fun”
When I was a child, there was no question in my mind that I would become a dancer when I grew up. Unfortunately for my long term plans I developed asthma at age 13 and that made my tutu dreams impossible. What to do?
Each year, the world wide obsession with (cherry blossoms) seems to increase. To be in Japan during this season is to experience a spectacle unlike any other. Its arrival throughout the country is calculated carefully by meteororologists, its likely bloom period examined, from buds to peak, to the emergence of leaves marking the end ofContinue reading “Love at First Sight”