At the time of posting this it has been raining heavily and solidly for 8 hours at least. The area round the Cottage is looking rather like a paddy field. It is hard to believe, given the rain we had a week or so ago, that yesterday the earth was hard a cracked and that it will be so again in a few days from now (hopefully anyway). The temperature on the deck is over 20 deg but it feels quite chilly even though there is no wind. I wonder why. I suppose it's all relative, though, because I still have the patio doors wide open.
We may be apart but when I look at the sky and remember that we are standing on the same earth, looking at the same moon, somehow you don't seem so far away after all.
Life isn't about dawdling to the grave, arriving safely in an attractive, wrinkle-free body but rather an adventure that ends skidding in sideways, champagne in one hand, strawberries in the other, totally worn out, screaming "Yee-ha. What a ride!!"
Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain. (With thanks to shabby girl of A Travelling Fish )
Feeling young is fabulous but growing old is a blessing!!! (A comment on this blog by Jaz of Treacy Travels.)
The trick to pushing 70, GB, is to push back -- hard!!! (A comment by Carol aka Canadian Chickadee)
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