Monthly Archives: January 2011

A reminder behind glass

Walking in to work today, I was a little bit distracted.  Snow had been falling for a few hours, and I was on my phone checking to see what the weather people were predicting the total accumulation might be.  (Basically, … Continue reading

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Pleasing contrast

This morning was overcast, gray, and snowy.  The weather made me want to snuggle in and stay at home today; but I was registered for a yoga tech session, so I had to bundle up and face the elements.  *sigh* … Continue reading

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Peace found in a pan

Today has been a struggle. For whatever reason, I have felt mentally fragmented all day.  I’ve been unable to concentrate on anything without significant effort; and even then I’ve felt only mildly successful.  I’ve found myself reading the same lines … Continue reading

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The power of fun art and kind words

Yesterday I taught an art lesson to the second grade class I volunteer at every Thursday. I introduced the kids to Georges Seurat, and his method of painting (pointillism). I tossed in a little bit of geography (France vs. US … Continue reading

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Vending machine magic

When we were kids, my sister and I used to delight in seeing vending machines.  We never got to buy anything out of them; but they all still held a rather small, but very real, possibility: forgotten change. As we … Continue reading

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Lucky

People give me way too much credit. Maybe I shouldn’t “out” myself like that, but it’s true… I had lunch today with two very dear friends, and at various points in the meal we each discussed different facets of our … Continue reading

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Mr. Knox? Tricky fox? Whose socks?

This morning as I entered the floor of my office building, I walked by a window that I pass multiple times a day – and paused.  On the window ledge was a sock. Now, there really could be a number … Continue reading

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