Category Archives: Living Simply
Gossip, unlike river water, flows both ways. ~ Michael Korda
If I step over the line from witty to mean, from sarcastic to cruel, or even obscene. Tell me. If my thoughts wander wide from knowledge to pride, from wisdom to obsession or even repression. Tell me. We know where … Continue reading
Writing is self-indulgent, she said. I smiled, but thought, “So is eating but we have to do it.” Maybe she doesn’t but writing to me is as necessary as eating. ©2017 Sharron R. McMillan
Whenever you look at a piece of work and you think the fellow was crazy, then you want to pay some attention to that. One of you is likely to be, and you had better find out which it … Continue reading
Time to pick blackberries. Pop a few berries in your mouth – warmed by the sun, fresh off the vine while dreaming of blackberry juice, homemade platz, pie with ice cream – then pick, pick, pick.
Garden is grinning from apples to tomatoes, smokey skies have changed to blue. One night of rain has polished the forest and pasted smiles on the gardeners too. ©2017 Sharron R. McMillan
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. ~ Abraham Lincoln
In the shade of the old orange tree. . .
You no sooner get your head above water than someone pulls your flippers off. ~Unknown
Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever flowing stream. ~Amos
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind. ~ Malayan Proverb