Shattering and Mending

I am not a knic-knak person, but this bowl…. I loved the autumnal colors, the perfect size, the understated elegance of it so much that I hung it below the mantel in my dining room. There was nothing striking or attention grabbing about the bowl, yet somehow it brought the room to coherence. Our dining…

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The Wisdom of Books: The Language of Flowers

One of the places I gather wisdom is in wonderful novels. And one of the things that makes a novel wonderful for me is when it leaves me thinking, questioning, wondering, when I can feel the sands shifting in my mind around something that I had thought was solid ground before. This ability to disturb…

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