Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar
31

Welcome

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Hello— Glad you stopped by.  I hope you’ll want to visit often, and  let me hear from you. For me it has been all solace all the time lately. The book has consumed my life of late, and it has been quite fulfilling (and other things too). Funny thing, I’ve thought about this first blog …

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Mar
31

My Symphony

To live content with small means. To seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion. To be worthy not respectable, and wealthy not rich. To study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, to listen to stars, birds, babes, and sages with open heart, to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, …

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Mar
31

Some days

You see clouds and think if you could just cross those peaks and find a soft place on the other side, you’d be okay. Ellen Wade Beals

Mar
31

What I’m Reading for Solace

by Kathleen Kirk Congratulations to Ellen Beals on the release of Solace in So Many Words, her anthology of words of comfort. When she first conceived of the book, as a gathering of poems and prose pieces that might give solace to a country crushed and grieving after the events of 9/11, I was moved …

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