Monthly Archives: August 2012

THE WINDMILLS OF MY MIND

My mind has been spinning today, for whatever reason, like the song says…like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel, never ending or beginning, on an ever-spinning reel.  There is nothing for me to except to … Continue reading

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CLOUDS

I’m hearing Joni Mitchell’s song this morning as I look at my pictures of clouds…..and ponder about life and it’s swirling mystery.  I am enjoying the morning sun, sipping my tea and rejoicing and celebrating. Bows and flows of angel … Continue reading

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ODE TO SUMMER

The sun is out in all its glory this morning.  It is the 27th of August.  Fall is in the air, but it has been a wonderful summer, even with the weather’s unpredictability…..even with all the rain and the ever-present … Continue reading

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I CAN SEE SO CLEARLY NOW

I recently received a subscribed email from a writer to make a list of ten things I’ve learned lately.  It seemed to be a good exercise so I am rising to the challenge. 1.  Nothing is as it seems so … Continue reading

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PIVOTAL MOMENTS

My pivotal moment came upon waking this morning…..every moment is pivotal…every moment that we can see the blue sky, smell the sweet grass;  every moment we can touch our love ones and feel them by our side..is a pivotal moment. … Continue reading

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SIGNS, SIGNS, EVERYWHERE SIGNS

Do you realize that no matter where we are, we are surrounded by signs….man-made or in nature.  Quite often, we are oblivious to them, walking right by, paying no attention.  That’s how we are, always in a hurry to the … Continue reading

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PAUSING

It’s Sunday morning, rainy, grey and cool.  It is August the 5th and I can feel it in my bones even before I got up.  I’m one of those weather vanes that can feel the changes of the moving calendar.  … Continue reading

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A SLOWER TIME

Today is my third day off from work and I am feeling fine.  Last week feels like an eon ago.  I feel as if I’ve lost a chunk of time and myself in those long hours at the hospital.  I … Continue reading

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WORDS FOR MYSELF

It is August 3, day 2 post work syndrome.  I’m sitting here with my tea and the lyrics of Simon and Garfunkle’s Dangling Conversation are running through my head.  And the conversation does describe how I am feeling off and … Continue reading

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LIFE WITHOUT STRESS

I have now come to the conclusion that life without stress is like asking for jello without gelatin.  It is not possible!  It is now day one post three 12-hour shifts of work on your not so typical hospital ward.  … Continue reading

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