If you have landed here, I welcome you, my fellow explorer-wanderer-wayfaring adventuring lover of life!
This place and space was created for you and me to journey together.
To take moments away from our busy lives just to “be”.
To experience new thoughts and new things together.
And then to be inspired to do the things that we often put off doing because we think we don’t have the time, there aren’t enough hours in the day or we get caught in the “I’m too busy” trap.
I’ve got much to share with you. From Musings to Random Treasures, from Songs of a Subway to Postcard Vignettes, I’ll regale you with stories, writing, photos, thoughts and experiences. Let the journey begin.
Breathe deeply. Smile. Imagine the feelings of wonder and awe you once experienced as a child. Reconnect to those feelings. Be present. Be in this moment.
“Great is the human who has not lost his childlike heart.”
I collect antiques. I love things old and vintage, especially since they often express themselves in a wabi sabi way…perfection in imperfection.
I love the dents and nicks, marks and wear that vintage items possess.
I imagine what each piece might have experienced, endured and triumphed through.
I never lose pleasure in taking a closer look at a piece, feeling its texture and smiling at its imagined story.
The other day, when I was being quite mindless, I smacked one of my flow blue dishes to the floor accidentally, and CRASH!!!…it broke into bits.
“Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will. But then again, if you don’t imagine, nothing ever happens at all.”
~ John Green
Songs Of A Subway
“It’s good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
~ Ernest Hemingway
Whatever possessed me to think that Marguerite would be a perfect travel companion?
Although we’d known each other for years, we’d never travelled together, save for a few local car trips. She’d been perfectly fine then. Oh, there had been a bit of griping and moaning, but nothing I couldn’t handle. I would simply smile and try to change the subject. But changing the subject didn’t change things at all.
Do you ever wish you could be a kid again? That you could play and be carefree, even for a few moments? I’ve created this space for you to savor some moments for yourself. Wish. Dream. Do.