Still Here

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Earlier this week as I was preparing to travel to Lake Placid for a writer’s retreat I wrote that when I returned the leaves would be off the trees here in southern NH. Those beauties are still here, and so is the laundry, my unread library books and smudgy kitchen counters. And those things will wait a few days longer as I create a new writing habit. Daily applications of ass to seat so that I can write the truth.

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There’s snow up in the Adirondacks and it’s wicked cold! I suspect there won’t be many leaves left on the trees when I return later this week, so I’m sharing these two beauties this morning to tide me over while I count snowflakes and write in Lake Placid.

Beginning

 

img_4159Oh, blessed wheel, your turning brings me joy! I live in New England because I love the change of seasons, and here we are beginning a new one. Just the faintest beginnings but I can clearly see you. I am grateful for your singular peace.

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