new things and old things and happy returns

I used to read about bloggers that were away from their blogs for a while and some of them were away for a long time. And I thought I would never do that. I didn't mean to. But as the circumstances of life grew and piled one on top of the other, it just happened.  At first I was caught up in the "stuff" of life and then eventually it had become such a habit not to write that I'd run out of words to say. 


What is your perspective?

The tree above is outside of my studio, and this is how most people would see it.  But if you look more closely you will see it something like this.  But I am convinced that the only way to truly appreciate a tree, the only way to truly experience it is to see it like a child.  So first one has to lie down under the trees in the grass.  One has to experience the crunch of the already fallen leaves on the grass.


Grace that is sufficient  -  The Story of a table

We have a round oak dining table. It is larger than average at 52" in diameter. And it has 6 legs held together in a circle. I've only seen one other table with legs like this. But this table isn't special because it is large or has unique legs.