I want to share these sweet little eggs.
I took this photo in a garden shop.
The eggs are fake. Still, they evoke a sense of tenderness and yearning in me.
I want to live in a little cottage in a beautiful place where life is peaceful.
With little nests, butterflies and fragrant flowers….
It’s been a hard week.
Actually, a hard year or so.
This pandemic drags on.
I am upset that my friends are losing their jobs, moving away.
And of course, there are the countless deaths.
Oregon hospitals are bringing in temporary morgues (KGW8 9/3/2021)
Idaho morgues are running out of space. (Washington Post 9/25/2021 issue)
I am weary.
“And like one lost in a thorny wood,
That rents the thorns and is rent with the thorns,
Seeking a way and straying from the way;
Not knowing how to find the open air,
But toiling desperately to find it out.”
~~Gloucester (Henry VI Part 3, Act III scene ii) Shakespeare
The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal regularly as well as other publications on a consistent basis.
I also listen to NPR and watch televised new shows to include PBS and NBC.
I am not a news junkie.
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“You are only as good as your word. You can be smart, aggressive, articulate, and indeed persuasive, but if you are not honest, your reputation will suffer, and once lost, a good reputation can never be regained.” Robert Mueller
The Washington Post
~Robert Mueller, The Washington Post
“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.”
Most of us know that this is not true.
Joey Julius almost lost his life because of words.
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Notes from my recent British Columbia, Canada road trip.
First stop, Victoria for a few days and then up to Whistler for a long, relaxing break.
Continue reading “Road trip!”
“As long as a journalist tells the truth, in conscience and fairness, it is not his job to worry about consequences. The truth is never as dangerous as a lie in the long run. I truly believe the truth sets men free.” Ben Bradlee**, The Washington Post
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