Tag Archives: winter solstice

When the frost has wrought a silence


On a lone winter evening, when the frost has wrought a silence. ~John Keats If you pay attention to your circadian rhythm, you’ll notice something tonight. The sun will set a bit early and morning will come a bit late … Continue reading

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Elves behind the scenes


From my family to yours, I wish you Merry Christmas. If this is not a day you observe, Happy Holidays, Happy Yule.  🙂  I’ll be back on the 26th. Until then… I grew up with an old 1930’s set of … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Magi


I’m uber busy today. Too busy to do more than launch the blog page. I’d like to share a beautiful love story written in 1905 by William Porter. You might know him by his pen name O. Henry. I give … Continue reading

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The Great Pyramid at Giza & the chocolate spoon debacle


She’s done it again. My Labrador retriever with her obsessive chocolate addiction did it again. It all started six years ago… I make most of my gifts. My imagination, my affection, my creativity, and my time on earth, all align … Continue reading

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The Long Dark


We had planned a 12-hour winter solstice drumming event for today. The food was bought, the space organized, the drums and percussion instruments all set out. We also have 6-8 inches of snow expected by tomorrow morning. Oh well. I’d … Continue reading

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A new cycle in the wheel of the year


The end of the month marks my one year journey as a published author. I dedicate this humble post to my family and to my friends, both old and new. Thank you for your endless support, unflagging love, and smiling … Continue reading

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