Author Archives: hernibs

Out My Window

I didn’t see him until he twitched his ears.  Well hidden while mom takes a much-needed break.  I like to think she brought him for grandma to take care of, right outside my studio.

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The Eagle

He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls; He watches from his mountain walls, And like a thunderbolt he falls. ~Alfred, … Continue reading

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When All Things Change

When all things change, we change too, for we come to know and see through all the illusions. ~Barry Hardy

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‘Best Before’ Date 2

Big trees stand and big trees fall. Live things die. That is all. Soon we’ll know when it is time. We are no longer in our prime. Until then, get up and smile, be thankful for the sun. Get busy, … Continue reading

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‘Best Before’ Date 1

We’re well past our ‘best before dates’ at least, I am. Some things do not rot, sour or become mouldy. Maybe I am one of those. Still useful even though not the newest, freshest or best. When I am no … Continue reading

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So Where Was I

So, where was I in my life story? I left. That was not the end but the beginning. I could write scenes, of a naïve young woman taken for a joy ride through half her life or how she survived … Continue reading

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Do It

Looking is not doing, Hearing is not doing, Talking is not doing, only Doing is doing.

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Fungi

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He Who Is Generous

He who is generous will be blessed. ~Proverb

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Anxious Thoughts

“When my anxious thoughts multiply within me Thy consolations delight my soul.” ~Psalm

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Morning Coffee

Smoke coming from the chimney in the house assures me coffee is almost ready.  Mornings are still chilly these days even though it’s June.

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