The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men / Gang aft agley (The best-laid plans of mice and men / Go oft awry) - Robert Burns Today is my 58th birthday, the one that matches my birth year of 1958. And for the first time since I was 17, I'm in the Coastal Empire on my birthday, specifically, … Continue reading A birthday lesson on letting go of expectations
And a lesson: Planted seeds - given sun and water - want to sprout and grow. Intentions or not! And they'll do just that - in their own time.
"Under the weather" allows time for me to post a photographic journey through my last month
Savannah is a city best experienced on foot. Here are some photos from the last day of my last Savannah trip. I took an afternoon walk down Barnard Street - from Gaston Street to City Market - and took photos of each square. Plus a few other photos, too.
I started an early November walk by going to the fountain. Then over to Drayton Street and down to the old Telfair Hospital. Back along Whitaker Street where the sun came out. Every time I take a walk in Savannah, I see something new. Usually something beautiful.
There has been so much texture in my life of late. After my silent retreat, I was home a few days before driving to Savannah to join my sister there. The motivation of our visit was our family reunion, and the experience was that - and more. Savannah is a trip "home" for me. … Continue reading Post-Shift: Pondering and Processing, a Trip “Back Home”
If I want to keep something or someone at arm's length, all I have to do is analyze, intellectualize, rationalize. But if I want to know it or her or him then I follow the advice of Hafiz. You need to become a pen In the Sun´s hand. We need for the earth to sing … Continue reading In the Sun’s hand
St. Patrick's Day is a big event in Savannah. Last year the estimate was a quarter of a million people watching the parade on Saturday, and a million enjoying the festivities that night. I'm going to give you a pictorial taste of the week for me. All of the fountains were dyed green for St. … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Week in Savannah, GA
I'm sharing a short post (more later when I'm not exhausted) and will cut to the chase here. . . . with the good news that the MRI today showed NO problems! What looked like cysts were indeed cysts. So I'm cancer-free at the 18 (plus almost two weeks) mark. None of us is assured … Continue reading The 18 Month Mark: Part 3
Although I'm back home and not in Savannah now, I thought I'd share some of the photos I took on a short walk one late afternoon last week. I was tired and didn't have the energy to go very far (yes, I'll be glad when my stamina returns). But in the Savannah Historic District, you … Continue reading A Short Walk in Savannah