moving on old bean

well old bean. here’s the deal. . you are just the BEST! from the very first post on the peanut YOU have made me feel welcomed  and appreciated  and even loved . heck. most of the time here i have even felt pretty darned cool! . we’ve laughed and we’ve cried and we’ve fought many causes! . judging from some of the … [Read more…]

good grief are you still here?

my goodness gracious! on september 7th the little peanut turned 4 years old. . who woulda coulda thunk there was that much to blab about for FOUR WHOLE YEARS! . my mother once told me that i talked from an extremely young age. and the truth is .  .  . i haven’t shut up since. . thank you … [Read more…]

finding the center

. the colorado trip has been postponed. don’t feel sorry!  or sad for me old bean. i’m not sad about that. there is time. plans needed to be changed. . instead we will probably go out to georgia .  .  .  or is it down to georgia sometime in october. that is where the marine’s … [Read more…]

simply jack

on the other side of this world today there is sorrow. my vicki. her jack. his passing. it’s unspeakably hard. it has been the source of the darkness i have been feeling. . this blue boy. beloved blue australian with fur that looks wiry but wasn’t. it was silky and soft to the touch. perfect to … [Read more…]

the truest gold

what is the sense of happiness? what is it for you? . is it the beautiful views from your window? the sparkling private pool in your own back yard? the flowers in your own garden? the mountains in the distance .  .  .  perhaps still with white snow on their peaks? the perfect summer temperature?  not suffocatingly … [Read more…]

for sentimental reasons

  why is it old bean .  .  . .  that people who are minimalists .  .  .  such as myself are often thought of as having no sentimental feelings about things or people or events in our lives? . simply because we don’t collect any ‘ keepsakes ‘ of those memories and have them … [Read more…]

our work here

  do not ask how did we get here ! .       do not ask . why are we here ! . . life IS . . tell THIS tell ALL . . . . amidst the broken edges of the world that slice the heart may we find solace dear friends. . … [Read more…]

a tiny winged soul

house sparrows they are the common folk of bird land. . maybe they’re not brightly colored. maybe their chirruping is not the most melodious. maybe they can be a nuisance if you park under a tree where they reside. but lo! they have ALWAYS been a favorite of mine!  my whole life i have loved … [Read more…]