Small Times Life

One of the pleasures in small time life, as well as living in a small town, is locating a local florist.  I’m lucky because our florists are both sophisticated and kind.  If on a winter day I wander in, and all that is on my mind are tulips, I’ll get tulips and boxwood, which I…

Ravi Shankar

      It is with a heavy heart that I write a post today.  Pandit Ravi Shankar passed away yesterday at 4pm in La Jolla, CA.  He was 92.   I opened the online New York Times early  this morning, simply out of a nostalgia for the days when I would begin my day…

December’s Start

A cup of hope.  I drank a cup of coffee given by a friend the other day and it was delicious.  I who am so picky about the beans, the origin, the roasting times, a perfectionism that might have  likely led to my toothache, which happily, is receding, found it delicious without knowing anything about…