Wednesday, January 26, 2011
The Happy Wanderer sung and produced by Ollie aka Doc Mustard (via olliesongs)
My oldest sister Mary (who passed away a couple of weeks ago) taught me this song when I was a little girl. We've always sort of teased my daughter Valerie singing her name instead. What wonderful, happy memories this brought back. Right. On.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Can you guess what this is?
Taken with my Nikon Coolpix P80
After opening up the blinds in my living room, I fixed myself a cup of tea and headed back to my bedroom. I glanced over to the window and saw all these pretty fantastical colors reflecting off the glass lamp base onto the vertical blinds. I went shutter-crazy, but posted what I think are the best two shots here. I likey.
Sunday, January 23, 2011
I have been sitting here for the last couple of hours looking at one site, sarah.wondering. I can't stop. Oh my goodness, there is so much on this site to absorb! Go there. Now. But be sure to grab a cup of tea or something because once you start you won't be able to stop. Srsly.
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
My big sister Mary passed away today, much more peacefully than did our mother. She was number 3 of the 4 sons and 3 daughters born of our parents, and she was the first of the sibling to die.
L-R: Martha, Mary, Dorothy
Three sisters, taken a few weeks before Mary's death
One of my friends, Jane, said my post about our family's loss on Facebook, "No longer 7, we are 6," brought to mind " 'We Are Seven,' by William Wordsworth, one of innumerable recitations my grandmother memorized as a child. She could still recite it word for word at age 100." Jane was so right.