It’s all good…

Yesterday’s meeting of our bookclub left me feeling wonderful.  Continue reading “It’s all good…”

Forget Cargo Pants

“If you look back (at) pictures of women who have strong style, you will never find pictures of a cargo pant.”     French designer Johanna Senyk*

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A model wearing cargo pants on the Prabal Gurung spring 2019 runway Victor VIRGILE https://www.glamour.com/gallery/best-cargo-pants-for-women

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Carpe Diem, kind of

He knows what it is to know.

Lucretius, Roman Poet & Philospher, c 94BC – c 55BC

Lucretius
~Photo http://www.Wikipedia.com

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Badass Woman

“The ultimate badass reaches back and brings other women with her.” Lisa Jackson

Music, Familiar

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”

One hand clapping

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

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Lox & Bagel

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!

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Photo Lori Greer in Portland

 

Heresy

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

 

If you want happiness…

 

~Photo http://www.pexels.com/pixabay.com

If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. Continue reading “If you want happiness…”

Tarte Tian at St. Honore Bakery in NW Portland. Healthy & delicious. Springtime in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Men in Togas

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

William Shakespeare’s 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.