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Ten minutes to write. Less time to read.
Over the years, I’ve mentioned a charming book titled The Art of Doing Nothing by Veronique Vienne. Once again it’s caught my eye, in particular the chapter about napping.
The first paragraph reads: “If you’ve got too much to do,
… finish reading Back to Nothing
Today is Wednesday, when I have my weekly piano lesson with J. But for personal reasons, I’m not going this afternoon. Instead of spending time at her piano, I’m sitting in front of mine.
I started taking lessons in
… finish reading Piano
Earl and I are avid jigsaw puzzlers. We really like 500 pieces with Americana themes: old cars, farm life, the town square, the country store. I haven’t kept track of the number we’ve done, but we probably average 30 to
… finish reading Puzzling
I have an acute case of gypsy feet right now. This isn’t a new malady; in fact, I’ve used the term for years to describe what others see as a dreaded experience.
I love to move. Really.
… finish reading Anomaly
When we moved into our current home, dark cabinets and dark countertops were in style. Today lighter colors are preferred. I know the cycle will repeat, but for the time being our kitchen is light-challenged in more ways than one.
… finish reading Shedding Light
Knots are annoying. It doesn’t matter if they’re in a fishing line, a silver necklace, a shoelace, a ball of yarn, a length of thread, a watering hose, or the hair on your head.
But the worst kind of knots
… finish reading Knots
I have two days to finish the current selection for my local book club. Written by Renee Rosen, What the Lady Wants is a fictionalized – and I mean highly fictionalized – account of retail magnate Marshall Field, his family,
… finish reading Book Club
Armed with hiking boots, trekking poles, gloves, and wooly caps, the four of us ventured into the “wilderness” this morning for a hike at Grand Mere State Park in our own Berrien County. I’ve lived here almost twenty years and
… finish reading Take a Hike
I didn’t check what happened in history or on the world’s stage on the date, but here is what happened in my little neighborhood today.
It rained. I finished my laundry. Played piano with great interest. Saw a cute movie,
… finish reading Musings