forever young

today, as i left the funeral services, Jay–Z ‘s ‘forever young’ played softly.  outside the church, the lyrics continued to play in my head.  what exactly is forever young?  is 9,172 days forever young?  those were the days of paloma’s life.  about a … Continue reading

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books and people

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. ~ Henry Ward Beecher    although books do provide an appealing attraction in a house, books are not just decorative objects.  books must be … Continue reading

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after midnight

Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o’clock is a scoundrel. ~ Samuel Johnson strolling on the ile saint louis, after midnight, enjoying a luvMUST ice cream from my favourite ice cream shop in paris, Berthillon, was just enchanting.  a magical moment in paris, in … Continue reading

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you are the light

“Seems like the light at the end of the tunnel may be you.” — Steven Tyler we pass through many tunnels, some longer than others.  we are all on a ‘course’ along the tunnel, and then, when we arrive at the … Continue reading

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the streets had been redirected, and going in circles looking for our destination, under time constraints, turned out to be a revelation.  we probably would have missed the experience, but it was my luck to find the most kind ‘fed ex’ … Continue reading

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a breathtaking birthday

i love birthdays.  recently, my dear friend, daniel, had a birthday celebration, which brought to mind that on that first day is when we take our first breath, and that celebrating for as long as we take a breath is … Continue reading

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all roads lead to rome

All roads indeed lead to Rome, but theirs also is a more mystical destination, some bourne of which no traveller knows the name, some city, they all seem to hint, even more eternal.  ~ Richard Le Gallienne we arrive and depart, … Continue reading

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just be happy

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. ~ Guillaume Apollinaire  we are pulled from all angles while we are  in the ‘pursuit’.  just take a pause and look to see.  just take … Continue reading

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throw your bait

too many fish?  although you may not see them, there are plenty of fish in the sea.   it takes patience to see them, and when you do be prepared.  throw your bait.  you may be surprised  what may bite. … Continue reading

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on the way to a port

on the way to a port can reveal unexpected surprises that become keepsake memories.  a luvFIND to see a family of dolphins swimming besides you.  or a massive wall of natural red rocks.  or the spectacular church of san pietro.  a … Continue reading

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