I woke up early. I did not want to get up but I did convincing myself that I would feel even worse staying in bed.
I forced myself to dress, go downstairs, make a cup of coffee, drink some water and sit by the fire for a few minutes. This routine is how I start most of my days and have for years.
This is my comfortable “rut”. Continue reading “Music, Familiar”
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. F. Scott Fitzgerald, American Novelist
The bagels at Spielman Bagels are delicious.
There’s nothing like lox, a bagel and cream cheese with a side of capers and tomato slices.
This morning, I enjoyed my nosh with a strong cup of coffee. Love the artwork!
Photo Lori Greer in Portland
To think that I used to buy bagels from the grocery store, toast them and eat them with cream cheese and jelly.
Now that I have discovered real bagels, there is no turning back.
I could eat them everyday!
Thank you Spielman Bagels!
Spielman Bagels & Coffee
Be careful today!
Especially if you see men with short hair and white togas headed your way.
Poor Julius. He never saw it coming.
The Ides of March
Julius Caesar is well-worth the read. Somewhere I have my college copy of the play with my annotations and 20-year old worldly insights in the margins.
Staying indoors on a cold March Day reading Shakespeare.
Perfect for the Ides of March.
Photo Lori Greer in Portland~
It is wonderful to sit by my fireplace on a cold, dark morning.
The sun will rise in an hour or so. There is snow on the ground.
I have a hot cup of coffee and a book to read.
My sweet Ginny lies on her rug near the fire dozing.
Could there be a more perfect morning?
In 8th grade, my girlfriends and I exchanged so much mis-information about sex. It is amusing today to recall our conversations.
Continue reading “Talking About Sex”
Reading this article in the
Wall Street Journal (WSJ) this morning made me happy.
Chagrin or a frown is my usual response to business articles in the WSJ.
Not their fault, just the nature of the beast.
“Haagen-Dazs ice cream will be among hundreds of products available through a new refillable-container project.” PHOTO: TERRACYCLE, The Wall Street Journal, CMO TODAY.
Continue reading “Branded Litter Begone!”