“Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.”~Joan Didion American writer Joan Didion was born on this day in 1934.
“Find your Light; They can't love you if they can't see you.”~Bette Midler American singer, songwriter, actress, author, and comedian Bette Midler was born on this day in 1945.
It’s been six weeks since wildfire claimed our home. Then, to add injury to insult, I was diagnosed with covid three weeks ago and am now on the road to recovery. To say that the Fall of 2020 has been less than kind is an understatement. I am trying to keep a positive attitude, and … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 6
This year has been difficult, and it’s hard to find things to be thankful for. I could list all the losses I’ve personally had, but that’s only me looking in the rearview mirror, not at the road ahead. Yeah, I think about the things I lost, especially when I want a specific reference as I … Continue reading Giving Thanks in a Thankless Year
“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.”~Roald Dahl British novelist, short-story writer, poet, screenwriter, and wartime fighter pilot Roald Dahl died on this day in 1990.
“There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk.”~Guy Gavriel Kay Canadian fantasy fiction writer Guy Gavriel Kay was born on this day in 1954.
Two weeks ago, I dreamed that our house burned to the ground. First Reader and I were evacuated the Wednesday morning before this dream invaded my sleep. Best Riding Friend offered an invitation to camp at her place for as long as our evacuation lasted. Our two oldest fur-babies went to their usual sitter while … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream
Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows' Eve.~Ray Bradbury
"I dream too much, work too little."~Sylvia Plath, (2011). “The Journals of Sylvia Plath”, p.542, Faber & Faber American poet, novelist, and short-story writer Sylvia Plath was born on this day in 1932.
"Giving orders you know won't be obeyed is one of the best ways I know to destroy your own authority."~David Weber (2014). “Safehold Boxed Set 1: Off Armageddon Reef, By Schism Rent Asunder, and By Heresies Distressed”, p.1045, Macmillan American science fiction and fantasy author David Weber was born on this day in 1952.