29 March 2011
It's a blue eyed day here in Lunenburg and there's a new warmth in the air. A woman stands singing in front of her second storey window; I can't help but think she's singing in the Spring.
28 March 2011
Ian Sherwood and Coco Love Alcorn have teamed up to bring an amazing night of music to another house concert on the South Shore. The is room full of serious looking faces that light up when the music starts. Beside me, a particularly solemn couple sit in silence throughout the first set. Then Coco sings her new song, "Best Part of My Day" and I see their hands intertwine.
25 March 2011
22 March 2011
"When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars." - Nancy Willard
Today's stars appear in the form of a shared joke with my brother and a quick note from a friend saying she's hanging in there too.
21 March 2011
20 March 2011
17 March 2011
16 March 2011
Admittedly, this move has been harder than I expected. I'm struggling a bit to find my way and I feel stretched in many respects. Then came tonight's swim practice, a stretching experience to say the least. I completed it, despite many moments of doubt. If can do the swim, maybe I can make this east coast life work too. I'll take it as a sign.
10 March 2011
04 March 2011
I reply to an online ad for a mattress and end up spending the evening with the lovely Norm and Rose. They are moving out of their summer home and are delighted to open each cupboard with, "Well, you must need one of these." Of course I do.
03 March 2011
Growing up, the wine glasses were always on the top shelf, just out of reach for easy use and definitely not practical for every day. Unthinkingly, I've carried on the tradition until today. In this house, open the cupboard and the wine glasses are the first thing you see.