A Life of Leisure

It’s always difficult to slip back into normal routine after a week away. One week of vacation really just whets your appetite for more, doesn’t it? It takes almost a week before you’ve settled into the groove of relaxation, but it’s about that same time you need to start mentally preparing to return to life…

“This one day we’ll give to idleness.”

Sometimes we need a day given to idleness, a day to rest and daydream in wise passiveness. That’s what this day has been for me. PJ took the kids to the pool this morning, and I have spent the past couple of hours sitting here in my comfy pyjamas, drinking coffee, reading beautiful poetry aloud,…

What a Day!

It's not everyday you get to lay eyes on a seemingly never ending array of original famous works of art.  My eyes beheld so many today my brain is swimming in beauty.  Hours later I still have an involuntary grin!  As we admired works by Leonardo Da Vinci, Fra Angelico, Edgar Degas, John Singer Sargent,…