hometown truths Archive

January 02, 2010

New year, new snow

If I were in the country tonight, I’d walk in the woods. Snow has just stopped falling and, because there is a full moon behind the clouds, it’s more like late dusk than night. But I’m not in the country tonight. I’m in the city and have just come in from shoveling. With my neighbours […]

December 14, 2009

A book found – a lost gem

“The Pillow Book” by Sei Shonagon – it was to this book I referred in my recent blog about lists.  What was lost is found. Thank-you, Jo Edgett, for wrangling this book back to me. Beautiful Jo. On things lost and returned I can spend hours of thought. There’s one great loss to which I return […]

December 03, 2009

in the early morning blog

Three days this week, I have risen with the intention that I would get out, enjoy the weather, meet a friend, Christmas shop – anything to get me away from this house. All three days I have spent in the house, with only one foray to the local postal outlet. I blame this on agoraphobia […]