Monthly Archives: September 2011

Cat Photo Alert!

(The second stray) Ok, who’s sending the cats? Another stray cat has arrived at our back door. His meow is even louder than the first one. Is it possible that I’ve reached a certain age and I’m attracting cats? Fred … Continue reading

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Until one is committed there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth – the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would otherwise never have occurred. A whole stream of events issue from the decision, raising in ones favour all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamt would have come his way. Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, Begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it”.

Until one is committed there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth – the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment … Continue reading

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My Dad’s quilt.

(Needle, wool, stitches, sigh….) I was thinking about the quilt I made for my dad about 10 years ago, the Christmas before he died. Well…. it wasn’t exactly a quilt, more of a little blanket. And co-incidentally it was made … Continue reading

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Do you know what I mean?

(The ESB chimneys at Pigeon House) I had an appointment in Sandymount today and as I was a little early I parked the car and took some pictures from the beach nearby. There are a few parking areas along the … Continue reading

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What’ll I wear?

(Keeping this one) You might remember months ago when we came back from our motorcycle ride to Spain and I said we had too much stuff? I started to de-clutter and about two months later I brought ten bags of books to … Continue reading

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What a perfect day…..

Today was my rest day but it was very busy. Someone missed the bus so I got out of bed to drive him to college and on the way back I went to Avoca for a tea and scones breakfast, … Continue reading

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Aaah! Where’s the baby?

(Table top view) The son is cooking dinner so I can sit back and contemplate the sky while listening to the sounds and smelling the smells of lasagne. It seems like only yesterday that I was panicking because I thought … Continue reading

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