I have learned
Sometimes mail from far over the ocean
arrives on time, arrives late or not at all.
My son has apologized that his card never arrived
and he mailed 2 weeks before my birthday.
Today, a week after this date
His special words
"Truth comes into being when your mind and heart are purged
of all sense of striving and are no longer trying to become somebody:
it is there when the mind is very quiet, listening timelessly to everything
that it is happening....
"To be calm, peaceful, and mindful
Increase the space between thought and thought."
Now onto my morning
old truck has been delivered for brakes to be repaired
DVD player is ready to be used
Pumpkin bread is cooling
an addition of whole cranberries, raisins, walnuts
along with a dash of black walnut flavoring.
Pimento cheese made in the little processor
a dash of Tabasco and walnuts were mixed in.
On my special bread will top it with chives, basil
and parsley still filling the outdoor pots until frost arrives.
Going to dig up some of the plants and put in pots to
bring inside and also will put some of every herb in
a vase on the table. Will see if this last through
A wonderful rest of the day is
wished for all that visit the country cottage.