Monthly Archives: January 2010

149 – Don’t fret!

149 – Don’t fret!

When warm air passes over a cold surface (in this case, Cook Strait) a fog (fret) can generate. Clearly the sea hasn’t warmed over this …

 

148 – Are you lonesome tonight

148 – Are you lonesome tonight

Are you lonesome tonight Do you miss me tonight Are you sorry we drifted apart Does your memory stray to a bright sunny day When I kissed you and …

 

147 – Cleaningzilla

147 – Cleaningzilla

Say what you will, I’m telling you, there’s some pleasure in cleaning. I’ve always found that many things that are ‘broken’ can be repaired if …

 

146 – Holding many hands

146 – Holding many hands

Tonight, a real treat for me. I accepted a counter offer of a meal with friends. The counter offer was because I’d extended the initial …

 

145 – Food colouring

145 – Food colouring

Just look at these rainbow beets! The colour is so amazingly vibrant. These gems are from my father-in-law’s vegetable garden. I wouldn’t say they are …

 

144 – Everyday heroes

144 – Everyday heroes

My sister, Diana, and I were deep in conversation when one of her sonís, Mario, walked into the room. As an aside Diana has five …

 

144 – Broken angels

144 – Broken angels

We’re all broken angels. Everyday we try to do a little better, or maybe just hang in there, and everyday a little more chips away. …

 

143 – Holes in your stockings

143 – Holes in your stockings

My sister, Diana, and her husband, Miro, wanted me to come up to Auckland to be with them when they got the pathology results following …

 

143 – He sailed past the ghost horse

143 – He sailed past the ghost horse

Far back, far back in our dark soul the horse prances … The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, …

 

142 – Trapped

142 – Trapped

Sometimes I can be my own worst enemy, especially when I allow my inner critic to have a voice. During these times I have felt …