When all else fails and life becomes overwhelming, I always turn to Jackie O.
And today, Joyful Musers, I celebrate and muse joyfully that you will prepare for May 3 – 7, Teachers Appreciation Week 2021.
In a year where so much has been in flux, I muse joyfully on what has worked, what is good, what has remained a beautiful constant in my life and perhaps yours.
Sir Luc has retired from his perch, from his throne, from his spire. Our 14-year-old took his final breath yesterday, surrounded by his family, his loves, his charges.
Currently, I am working on 1,000 Hours Outside, hoping by the end of 2021, that I have filled my tracker with colors and recalled the walks, the swims, the bikes, the skates, the gazes, the discoveries.
A couple of years ago, I came across an angel in the First Parish Thrift Shop here in Dover.
I asked a friend what her favorite part of the pandemic was. Without hesitation, she remarked, “No night meetings.”
Today I muse joyfully you have a car filled with essentials should your travels require quick thinking, quick stops, quick fun, quick recovery, quick winter.
Today I muse joyfully on taking hot showers, taking long walks, making meatballs, creating crafts and lounging on pillows.
Tom Hanks had Wilson on his island in Castaway. I have my penguins who will stay after I’ve put most of the holiday decor away.