Category Archives: Travel

20 December – I’ll be home for Christmas

I’ll be home for Christmas You can plan on me Please have snow and mistletoe And presents on the tree Christmas Eve will find me Where the lovelight gleams I’ll be home for Christmas If only in my dreams.  – … Continue reading

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16 December – Words from Frost

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening By Robert Frost Whose woods these are I think I know.    His house is in the village though;    He will not see me stopping here    To watch his woods fill up with snow.    … Continue reading

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Growing and building

I’ve lucked out and gotten one of the best seats in Cambridge for people watching and writing.  With a pot of peppermint tea and a pocket of time, I settle in to write about whatever is right in front of … Continue reading

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32 Words

In mid-May, I am going to Paris to see a childhood friend.  She lives in Vienna right now and we want to meet up, spend time walking, talking, and seeing where we have wandered since we last spoke.  We have … Continue reading

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Rumi’s Field

‘Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.’  – Rumi Small talk can get you in trouble. This past Friday, I attended an elegant dinner filled with people who, by many measures, have … Continue reading

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LiEBsteR Award

In December, Ieteke at withyourcoffee surprised me by nominating this blog for a LiEBsteR award.  You can read more about the award here. The rules of this award are as follows: Post eleven facts about yourself. Answer the questions the … Continue reading

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A Moveable Forest

For about a week now, the thought has been going through my mind, ‘It’s time.’    I notice the silhouettes of the branches against the amber evening sky – a golden hue unique to winter – and I think ‘It’s time.’  … Continue reading

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