This was the question a precious friend asked from across the table.
It was November 1st.
A day finally not elusive after a hard and fast September
Know the feeling, anyone?
I wasn’t confident any brain cells would communicate with another to
answer this question.
So I paused, looked around trying to summon words.
Hoping a tiny parachute might land before my eyes
with the answer.
Perhaps I was looking for the right answer.
Maybe it was painful to admit that reaching towards and for the answer was more
challenging than I had hoped or imagined.
I had been living my days according to the next task,
the next appointment,
the next item on the list.
In such a state of mind that the fun and joy that inevitable had occurred,
was squeezed out with the urgent.
After a bit of stammering, I did find a couple of things that were
A bit more percolating I recalled another.
It was and is an important question.
We don’t always know the answers to every question.
It is a blessing to be in the safe company of a friend when
words fail to be summoned.
The first week of November feels a bit like a respite before the
relentless pace of the holidays firmly takes hold.
I hope to post from time to time little pieces of joy I am discovering.
I doubt they will be especially deep but that isn’t really the point.
I am always encouraging others to pay attention.
Once again, I say, pay attention and take time for joy breaks.
Today I found an expanse of sky without liquid and took
I love my Runtastic phone app.
It keeps me on track and at a glance, I know when my mileage is low.
It also tells me how fast or in today’s case how slow I am walking.
I took some many pictures today and forgot to hit the pause button.
Next to my stats at my walk’s end was a little snail.
Here’s a sampling of some autumn joy found along the road:
These moments of joy brought to you by fall!