Question: to stay or to go?

Question: to stay or to go?

Apologies to Mr Shakespeare, and to all of you, it has taken me quite some time to sort through what I wanted to do. Over and over I asked myself this Question: to stay or to go? What did I want,  as in REALLY, wanted to do about this site. When it came to the crunch I found I did not want to stop talking to you, hearing your stories, listening to your accounts of the journeys you have Continue reading

Remembering Jane – Thoughts on 9/11

Remembering Jane – Thoughts on 9/11

Remembering Jane - Thoughts on 9/11 Please read how I came to know about Jane..... Remembering the remembering in 2014 a dear friend who now lives in NYC visited the 9/11 memorial and took these photographs for me, mid summer 2015 Jane S Beatty did not die alone. As you see she her name is amongst many many others. There isn't much to say. I have said it all before. Every year, as I Continue reading

Pearls in all seasons

Pearls in all seasons

a list is being made...the interviews are taking place and when winter arrives* the relaunch will begin. I really like the television program Grand Designs. I also enjoy Grand Designs revisited, where the very erudite Kevin returns to see how things have worked out. This is most interesting to see the home, now well established and to hear how the occupants have settled in. How is the reality Continue reading

Summer storms and revitalization

Summer storms and revitalization

This December has bought a combination of summer storms and revitalization. Sliding, as we are,  rapidly into the Christmas season, winding up school and business, looking forward to summer, down here, or to winter up there, I find myself already thinking about next year. This was my goal and theme for 2014. Ha! I am currently looking back in order to plan forward and to make a new theme for Continue reading

Remembering the remembering: 9/11

Remembering the remembering: 9/11

No longer weighed down with heavy grief I find I do not want to forget. Thus today I am remembering the remembering. I always think of Jane S Beatty as we come into September. I watch the documentaries about what we now call 9/11. I remember it, on each anniversary. Yet the events seem kind of distant now. I don't want them to be. During one doco I watched an interview with a woman named Edie, Continue reading