I know a lot of you don't much care for winter, but in my dotage, I've come to have quite an appreciation of the opportunity it gives to go inwards. It also gives me the chance to catch up on stuff that I don't seem to have time for the rest of the year. And … Continue reading New Year, New Look! …and a Look Back at Christmas 2017
My pipe is out, my glass is dry; My fire is almost ashes too; But once again, before you go, And I prepare to meet the New: Old Year! a parting word that's true, For we've been comrades, you and I — I thank God for each day of you; There! bless you now! Old … Continue reading End of a Year
I fell down another. And yet another. And, apparently, I shall not see the light of day for quite some time. It's been a fun series of detours, though. Mostly. Since you last heard from me just before Christmas (oh my gosh, what a blur that was - how about you?), let me bring you … Continue reading I Fell Down a Rabbit Hole and Then…
Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true. ~Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1850 May all of you have good fortune and robust health in the coming year. I wish you peace, love, and untold delight.