Friday, 29 August 2014

Tuesday, 26 August 2014


Daughter gave me tickets for
my birthday and I went this past weekend.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Friday, 15 August 2014

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

there for the taking

gathered berries for my oatmeal
while walking dog in the 
wee hours of the morn

Tuesday, 5 August 2014


Two close boyhood friends grow up and go their separate ways. One becomes a humble monk, the other a rich and powerful minister to the king. Years later they meet. As they catch up, the minister (in his fine robes) takes pity on the thin, shabby monk.
Seeking to help, he says: “You know, if you could learn to cater to the king you wouldn’t have to live on rice and beans.”
To which the monk replies: “If you could learn to live on rice and beans you wouldn’t have to cater to the king."
(I do not know who to attribute this to, I think I stumbled upon it in a blog -
if anyone knows who wrote this please let me know)