If we could see the miracle of a single flower, our whole life would change – Buddha My daughter loves Grape Hyacinth. She has studied and feels connected to Buddhism. And her whole life has changed. A year ago, in the midst of a challenging first year of university, Laura realized that she had started down […]
For me, there’s a daffodil in every dustbin – Eric Sykes I love this quote and was so glad to finally have a photo to go with it. I found the quote when I was writing the eulogy for my father-in-law’s funeral in 2009. Dad Turner was a man who truly could find a daffodil in […]
“You must learn day by day, year by year to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when anything happens.” Ethel Barrymore I do not have a university degree. This has been, at […]
“Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky!” – Dr. Seuss Last March, I took this photo in Bermuda. For Christmas, my son gave me a painting he did of the photograph.I truly am a lucky duck.
“Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” – Arthur Somers Roche I am a person who sleeps best when everyone is under the same roof and I can count heads before mine hits the pillow. If I am […]
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind, don’t matter and those that matter, don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss. I cannot figure out what to call this age and stage that I find myself in, but because of my work, I am not a fan of labels anyway. For more than […]
How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? ~Dr. Seuss Tomorrow, at a truly insane early hour, my daughter leaves to return to university. Today will be akin to […]