No way !!!! Yes way The first two words shout out big and bossy like they know all there is to know. Like they've decided and that’s all there is to it. The second two are whispered but they're determined, not easily put off, resilient, resourceful and they just might have a secret weapon up there sleeve.
Good without the bad ain't no good at all. Everything Must Go Hi friends - if you've joined me here for a while you'll be familiar with my What I Found posts. These are simply a way of paying attention to my right now life and being thankful for all of it. The lovely, the … Continue reading What I Found this Summer
With Christmas over for another year the kids as always were a bit forlorn. I on the other hand was elated. Not because I don't love Christmas but because I get my house back. Well as much back as it will ever be. If Christmas is all about the children than January HAS to be all … Continue reading Taking Back the House
"The full morning moon is a wonder, made even more so by the ordinary and regular things that live beneath it. I have to remind myself to sometime stop look at life with a wider angle. It all counts. It is all part of our formation – the light, the dark, and all the dim space … Continue reading What I Found In September and October
One of the things I quite often have a whinge to the husband about is his tendency to start a project and then not finish it. We've had words Many of them. And I have to say that finally he IS improving in that regard - we both are. See I'm quite good at the … Continue reading On Best Laid Plans, Slow Progress and Finishing Already
“I have been finding treasures in places I did not want to search. I have been hearing wisdom from tongues I did not want to listen. I have been finding beauty where I did not want to look. And I have learned so much from journeys I did not want to take". ― Suzy … Continue reading What I Found in June and July
I've been thinking a lot since I wrote this post. Thinking and staring into cupboards and rifling through drawers and wondering if I've even scraped the surface of this decluttering thing. I'm convinced less is more My heart says yes but my cupboards aren't so sure and the drawers say not even nearly. I'm no hoarder, … Continue reading More or Less Part Two
“the in-between place is still a place” Christie Purifoy I read these words a few weeks ago now and as sometimes happens with words that strike a chord, they’ve stayed with me. They made me think of my narrow L shaped hallway. Its an in-between place. In between the living areas of the house and … Continue reading Lessons from an L Shaped Hallway