Long Hand

Long hand.I am returning to writing in it. Today I decided to pick up my pen again.  To write long hand.Long hand is the long, slow way.  The long way round.  Travel for the sake of travel.  Journeying for enjoyment.  Taking time.  The long hand of the clock moves slowest, but marks the greatest measure … Continue reading Long Hand

All We Need is Just a Lot of Patience

What is patience?The ability to wait for a bus without giving up and going home.The skill of walking slowing with a toddler and being amazed, with her, at every stick, stone and flower.Telephoning a friend and listening to his troubles, when he never returned your last call and forgot your birthday.Patience can be small and … Continue reading All We Need is Just a Lot of Patience

Top That : Party Nightmares

Leading up to my daughter's 4th birthday I became obsessed with strawberries.She likes 'Strawberry Shortcake', and I thought that would be a good theme.  There are, after all, limited birthdays for which fun parties will be required.  Soon enough she'll just want me to take her and her best friend to concert (bring back Take … Continue reading Top That : Party Nightmares