I welcome October, the season of gold and mists, of lingering sunshine and darkening clouds, of harvest and thanksgiving. I gather my books and supply of fragrant teas, much like a squirrel puts away her acorns for the coming winter. And yet, my heart still remembers the loveliness of September and the way the daysContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: A Farewell to September”
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For that which we are about to eat, may we be truly thankful. “Some hae meat and canna eat, – And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.” Robert Burns
A Merrier World
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” J. R. R. Tolkien I cannot eat hoarded gold so give me food, cheer and song…and a cup of hot tea on a cool autumn day!
We remember Cyrano de Bergerac (1619 – 1655) because Edmond Rostand created a play in 1897 based loosely on the life of this French dramatist and duellist. If you look at the “real” Cyrano’s portrait, the nose was prominent, but not to the proportions of those portrayed by actors. Cyrano de Bergerac was a freeContinue reading “Cyrano’s Apple”
If all problems were as tasty as this breakfast…I would eat them without any thought. But then, some of my breakfasts have been burned…. “Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.” Alfred A. Montapert
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