The body of this entry is directed to agricultural efforts/failures… but I did want you to know I survived Black Sheep Gathering without buying ALL the wool there… and that I DO INDEED have in my Drafts file the instrux for a Shetland-type shawl, be right with you on that, it’s a fun one!!– AND […]Continue reading
Local Girl Makes Good!
22 April PRESS RELEASE Contact: Mary Ann Meyers 741-6000, x147 For Immediate Release Paula Gourley 682-4374 May is Older Americans Month â€“ Honoring Older Americans Active in the Arts Nationally designated as Older Americans Month, this May the Lane County Coalition of Senior Programs honors six inspiring artists over 60 years of age, who are […]Continue reading
WHERE Has She Been????!!
Well HI.Â It’s surely been a while since the last time… and here’s why:Â Â late this winter, Â my Sweety Pye allowed as how the way he was feeling, he felt like he’d be sticking around for awhile… I was SO RELIEVED I fell asleep and SLEPT for a couple months!!!Â Had a lot of STRESS to […]Continue reading
If You Can’t Beat ’em, Join ’em
Yesterday I hauled about 9 barrowsful of molehills offa my front pasture, probably another couple to go– but wait!!Â apparently the moles wentÂ DEEPER to avoid last night’s low temperatures, now I’ve gotÂ NEW hills atop previously cleared locations… DEFINITELY 2 moreÂ barrowsful.Â >>SIGH!!<<Â MolesÂ were here to greet us when we moved in 18 years ago.Â The soil’s perfect […]Continue reading
New Year Spiral
The first of these blogs were written on Sunday nights, an exercise intended at ‘putting the week away’.Â That regime lasted for a few weeks only!!! Â Now here we are at the beginning of yet another year, having apparently travelled alongÂ Time’s Spiral back to the same area, but on a different level. One of my […]Continue reading
Catching Up with the New Year…
GirlFriend!!Â (But yes, I’m well aware that some guys check out these postings~~ this salutation signifies Chat Mode, is all.) Happiest of New Years, whichever celebration might be your chosen launching point into the next cycle… myself, I feel the return of the Sun in my bones, hard to deny that indicator! For the rest […]Continue reading
Letter Launching a Granddaughter
My dear!Â Â Â Congratulations on Graduating, the beginning of your long voyage into the deeper waters of the World, with Extended Family gathered on shoreÂ in case of whirling vortexes, sleeper waves, sand bars… And this letter is to stand in for my physical presence near you, darling. . Your parents asked for a bit of […]Continue reading
Ta-DAH!!Â It’s yet another beautiful morning in Paradise, how could anyone be so lucky here in this dual dimension, where the other end of the stick isÂ pretty ghastly…Â Praise be for such blessings!Â I’m calling on the Goddess these days.Â I took up swearing as a teenager (in the ’50’s, that was a pretty […]Continue reading
Here’s a definition– FUNK: hot rather than cool committed rather than disengaged bizarre rather than formal it is sensuous frequently quite ugly and ungainly symbolic in content evocative in feeling This is from Peter Selz, referring to a musical style, but I found it quoted in a book Whole ClothÂ borrowed from my dear deceased […]Continue reading
Dear One…. Nowadays I am living over a lake of grief.Â The waters are dark and still–Â however, Â I know they are warm, andÂ strange as it might seem, somehowÂ comforting… Most times I paddle around easily, but any event in daily life that causes a wave is likely to dump me in:Â I’d be chatting along with […]Continue reading