There was something extra special about the market yesterday. Companionably cold and crisp, everyone was bundled up against this new nip in the air.
And of course it is moments like these, all knitted together in one fine tapestry, that make me unspeakably grateful to be living this artful life, on this priceless land, in this remarkably rich part of the world.
I frequently write about “driving down the mountain,” but I haven’t ever offered you a photographic “tour” of doing so. Yesterday I had a great opportunity to create a visual for you.
One of my favorite things is the sun shining across fields of snow, especially fresh snow. Kim and I had espresso and Italian Christmas cake. What do I need with presents?
I was going to write a little bit about the small pleasures in life like a cup of coffee in the morning, but then I realized that my coffee isn’t a small pleasure at all. In fact it’s rather large.
I got up REALLY early today, which I love. My clock said 4AM but we all know it was really 5. Welcome to the biannual time change everybody (except for those of you in Arizona)!
Silence is what I love most about living in the country: Silence and the time to appreciate it. This blog is a kind of “virtual trip” to the country, a momentary immersion into the simpler things in life.