And there we are. It is all over for yet another year. No more last minute blog posts that are cobbled together out of nothing. No more fretting and staying up late to finish the day's post. Peace at last. I'm pleased that I committed time and energy to doing NaBloPoMo again this year. It … Continue reading Crossing the finish line
The unthinkable will always happen. You will, eventually, no longer draw breath. You will have moved on to whatever place it is you feel you are destined for and your family will grieve and celebrate your life. Well, hopefully they will grieve and celebrate. Otherwise you'd better get your karma and relationships in order. Anyway, … Continue reading Have you thought ahead?
Over the weekend Mr and Ms Oh Waily combined to create a first science experiment for the Oh Waily children. It started innocently with wanting to pick a nice rose from the garden so that we could bring some of the flowers into the house. The roses that are currently opening up are the very … Continue reading Science through flowers
This lovely quote came across my feed reader yesterday. “If you want a golden rule that will fit everybody, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” -- William Morris, "The Beauty of Life" It is very timely as I pack up … Continue reading Beautiful things
Last June we read Sarah-Kate Lynch's The House of Peine as part of the book club I belong to. Then when I was in the library the other night I spotted this one. It fitted into my desire to have some easy, fun reading over the next month leading up to Christmas. This story follows … Continue reading Blessed Are The Cheesemakers – Sarah-Kate Lynch