Category Archives: Blitherings

Summertime

“April is the cruelest month.”  Let’s change that to “July is the laziest month.” Normally I am always busy, but this past year the busy-ness of my life changed to just hanging on because of the work schedule.  In fall, … Continue reading

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Surprises

Yesterday was a nice day – trip into the San Fernando Valley and then to Glendale and Pasadena with a friend.  We visited the Norton Simon museum.  I haven’t been there in ages, and I think the last time I … Continue reading

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Another Walk on the Wild Side

Meetup groups can be a great way to make connections, to do and learn about new things.  Lately, I have been going on walks with the local Nature Conservancy group, and enjoying it immensely.  I am amazed at what I … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Wild Side

California is a land of contradiction.  Los Angeles sprawls 50 miles south of where I live, and yet there are wetlands nearby that serve as rest stops for migratory birds.  Locally, Ormond Beach, which is between the Seabee base in … Continue reading

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Black & White

Not really sure where I am . . . have had a cold for a week, and in this same week there have been anniversaries and parties and graduations and memorials for those who have passed, mixed with all sorts of … Continue reading

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Getting Back Into

Last post was about finding the right word.  That word is integrity.  In art or life, it means an adherence to a principle; of being complete.  My life for the past year has been lived in gasps.  Returning to breathing … Continue reading

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The Elusive Word

If you have been following this blog of late, you know I have been – and am – in a funk. Being discontented with one’s life can lead to getting lost amongst the lemmings, or choosing the proverbial other road. … Continue reading

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