Category Archive: memories

Four eggs

Four eggs

I’m making breakfast for the family. I crack an egg – double yolks. Amazing! I’ve cracked hundreds – probably thousands of eggs and I’ve never …

 

The black sheep of the family

The black sheep of the family

Who, at some point, hasn’t thought that they might be the black sheep of the family? You know, that one person in the family that …

 

Twos are like esses

Twos are like esses

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” ― John Steinbeck, East of Eden I noticed these numbers the other day …

 

A gift of roses

A gift of roses

When I was a kid we used to visit my grandparents. My grandparents scared me. We lived quite a distance apart and we didn’t get …

 

Letting our light shine

Letting our light shine

I have been secretly looking forward to Christmas even though I haven’t expressed this feeling outwardly in any way. For the first time ever in my …

 

I’m your man

I’m your man

Back in December, we were lucky enough to be able to witness Leonard Cohen in concert. I think we were amongst the youngest people in …

 

What do horses dream of?

What do horses dream of?

A few days ago we watched the legendary Mary Poppins – the Walt Disney movie. I love the scene where Mary, Bert, and the kids …

 

Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

Walked out this morning Don’t believe what I saw A hundred billion bottles Washed up on the shore Seems I’m not alone at being alone …

 

Usual suspects

Usual suspects

Today I parted with our old and faithful computers. Desktop mini-towers, heavy CRT monitors, UPS, RS-323 connectors, dial-up modems, and enough cable to stretch to …

 

Blue notes

Blue notes

My mum was born on February 1 – today was her birthday. She died a couple of years back, and I still miss her very …