Author Archives: Faith
Lo, these many days and weeks of pandemic quarantine, I have promised myself to write about it all. But living through what we are living through AND writing about it has seemed overwhelming. I thought I would turn to reading, … Continue reading
Worked in the yard/garden today. Trying to think of a future with flowers and vegetables and herbs–eventually! Scenes from recent walks. The rapeseed fields are about to burst into bright yellow bloom. Those are the Jura mountains in the background. … Continue reading
Still lots of work to do, today and tomorrow, but getting out for a short walk is becoming imperative. We went out into the fields and took in the splendor. This pandemic is completely unreal.
I have been doing some serious writing for work and am tired by the middle of the day and in need of a break in the outside air. The weather is still unbelievably beautiful here. Poppy and Ivy and I … Continue reading
No time to write today, as swamped with work. Managed to squeeze in a very short walk. Here were some scenes along the way.
We went for a short walk in the freezing cold today. We passed by the former home of the co-founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross. It’s a beautiful house, with loads of daffodils and tulips in bloom. … Continue reading
I just heard this on the BBC and had to share it with you. “This is the time to be slow, Lie low to the wall Until the bitter weather passes. Try, as best you can, not to let The … Continue reading
I’m happy to report that God’s little beady-eyed creature that made itself at home on Alice’s bed the other night went to meet his Maker yesterday. He had the grace to die out in the open, praise be, and not … Continue reading
I awoke early this morning (question for later discussion: will I ever sleep again? is anybody sleeping?) to find all the lights blazing in the living room and Alice looking a bit bleary and reclined upon the sofa. What on … Continue reading