When I'm looking for photos to play with, it seems that the majority over the past few months have been Babies. Still not enough though. I'd like to rewind the clock and take a few thousand more in the newborn stage.
It is a fact that 'How are ya?' is often more of a greeting than a question. The Real Friends thing goes the other way too, with a true answer, rather than just 'Fine thanks.' Dialogue - that's what friends are about.
I was inspired to do this Thoreau quote today because of an interesting conversation I had just this evening. It is in celebration of doing something exciting and cool. It is in honour of 'riding alone'.
Think of the folks back in Oscar Wilde's days - big brimmed hats, gloves - prim and proper, gossiping away. Now picture them with a Blackberry or iphone in their hands. Wouldn't that be a good scene for a movie?
Friendships come in many forms: the people that you have gathered up over the years and the family relationships that are as close as friends. And the friendshops we have with four legged pals like my sweet old Ransom here.
I do believe that I was compassionate with myself today. I listened to my heart direct me to spend this glorious November day at the lake instead of bent above the work that needed doing. The work is incomplete, but my soul is not.