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Category: Kate

conversations

I have introduced myself. You have introduced yourself. This is a very good conversation. ~ Katsumoto, The Last Samurai They were two silver-haired ladies, still stylish and still a little mischievous. Kate and Lizzie could no longer be described as young but that didn’t matter, at least not to them.  It neither hindered nor worried […]

ghosts

A person who has no-one would be well advised to cobble together some passable ghost.  Breathe it into being and coax it along with words of love.  Offer it each phantom crumb and shield it from harm with your body.  ~ Cormac McCarthy, The Road She had to go back. To decide. The rattle and […]

autumn

How beautifully leaves grow old.  How full of light and color are their last days.  ~John Burroughs The softness of newly fallen red and gold and brown leaves, slippery under wellington boots that playfully rustled and kicked and swept on the way to school.   The feel of a new navy blue trenchcoat still to be […]

big blue skye

But that big blue sky Shows me all that I have got And you’re by my side To be everything I’m not The angels sigh I breathe deep the breath of God ~ Bebo Norman In the morning all the signs of last night’s gale were there.  The power of the wind unquestionable in the devastation and […]

sharing

Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. ~ Mother Theresa It was a stunning day and she was glad she’d made the effort to get out of the cottage and take the […]