For the soul

The garden…

The garden…
August 19, 2010
For the soul

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. Voltaire The last of the projects! This adventure started in 2006, with a broken plastic fitting which gutted the house… It is the last step in the string of projects to get us back home and yet the beginning of other projects, other paths to follow. I guess there is one other last step which will be to finalize the legal issues with the first builder we hired. He made a few mistakes along the way which created larger problems, the contract ran out of money, the problems continued, and when we asked to terminate the contract at our cost not only did he refuse but he sued us. However illogical this may sound, I can tell you that it is “normal” or usual and there actually is a certain logic from his point of view. But that’s a …Read more

Journeys and Destinations…

August 18, 2010
College

The journey between what you once were and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place. Barbara Deangelis In 10 days, my oldest is going to College! My “baby” is all grown up, ready to face the world, very lucid and aware this world is not always kind. It is a time to look back and reflect… The paradox we noticed is that at the time he sets off to college a lot of projects, problems, changes, come to an end and we ask why now and not sooner? So many of these kept us from doing things we planned on, classes to create and take, excursions and even trips. I am beginning to understand the old adage “it is about the journey, not the destination”. I use to be more goal oriented and nothing mattered too much until the goal was achieved. I …Read more