The Secret

Grappling with the Busy daily grind, Too focussed With the Daily list of Must do this And should do that. Always and ever A battle to Do more, be more, And to have more. Forever rushing, Hurrying here Then, dashing there. No time to stop. Dare not stop: just Too much to do. Never mind…

Unexpected

She was in the pool again today. And once again, her movements puzzled me as to their form and purpose. Just like those times when you see a woman with an errant clothing tag jutting out from her blouse for all to see her dress size, or a skirt partially hitched to the elastic waistband…

The Adjustment

The house seems unusually quiet these days. A month ago senior mutt passed away two days shy of her fifteenth birthday. And the household is adjusting to her absence. Still, younger mutt no longer checks each room (searching for senior mutt) whenever us humans come home after work, shopping, or other outings. As for the…

Knowing When

I know the feeling. I know it well. Whether it be one half of an intimate relationship, or a thread woven into the looser knit of friendship. It is the experience of that warm and fuzzy feeling where you bask in the glow of belonging to something rather special: believing, hoping, the state of ecstasy…

The Joy-Bringers

Every now and again something happens that stops you in your tracks.  You react with a sharp intake of breath as you see for the first time another human being’s perspective of you. One such time was a few days ago. I was attending a funeral service. Also in attendance were a few fellow aqua-group…