That's the thing about dogs. And to some extent cats. They think good thoughts.Of dog biscuits and walks in the park. Of being brushed and petted.And, if you are Riley, of being worshipped.Oh, congratulations to Laura and her new King Charles spaniel. Our dogs send their best wuffs to Lily in her . . .
The earth is the Lord's and everything in it.-- Psalm 24:1 . . .
We're heading off to do some shopping.My vacation has inspired me to find even more tasty and creative recipes, and I found a delicious scallops dish that I want to make for tonight's dinner. Champagne's chilling. It's not Prosecco, but I had it on hand.I LOVE to cook and can't wait til next year . . .
Jim Carroll, the poet and punk rocker in the outlaw tradition of Rimbaud and Burroughs who chronicled his wild youth in “The Basketball Diaries,” died on Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 60.“I met him in 1970, and already he was pretty much universally recognized as the best poet of his . . .
What's on your schedule this week? . . .
We are thinking, these days, of quality of life issues. Of how much of the rest of our time we want to spend working. As opposed to having fun.Work can be fun. But they don't call it that, now, do they?I do love to teach. But it IS work.Writing, on the other hand, doesn't feel so much like work. . . .
Sundays.A time for lazing in bed late.For reading the New York Times slowly, over a cup of hot, rich coffee.For doing the crossword puzzle, if you're like my fabulous husband.(and yes, there is only ONE crossword puzzle, in case you're wondering)And a time for praise and worship. Silently or en . . .
Things in Coral Gables are moving quickly. Most everything at M.'s house was sold at this past weekend's estate sale, and there's even been some interest in buying the house itself. At the right price, that would be spectacular. It would allow us a very nice down payment on our California home. M. . . .
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FLH and I were talking the other day about someone we know who feels they got the raw end of the growing up stick. That the way they were treated growing up led them to have a smaller vision of their life and fewer accomplishments.If you believe, as I do, that you create your own life and future, . . .