Friday, March 24, 2006

Owl feathers

"Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery that it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it, because in the last analysis, all moments are key moments, and life itself is grace."
— Frederick Buechner

"Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key then another to cause vibration of the soul."
— Wassily Kandinsky

My apologies to those blogfriends who haven't heard from me — Blogger has been difficult the last several days, irregularly interfering with commenting at some sites, including this one.

I will be out of town and offline this coming week. Off to find some sun. See you the next week!


Anonymous yllstonewolf said...

i'll miss you while you're gone, but no one understands a nice break better than i do!! ;)
have a lovely time.

3/24/2006 11:50 AM  
Blogger Endment said...

thanks for the great quotes.

you will be missed!

Hope blogger will be working by the time you get back!

3/24/2006 1:09 PM  
Blogger alan said...

Thank you for the "Owl Feathers"; may the Kandinsky play upon you while you are away! Enjoy!!!


3/24/2006 1:45 PM  
Blogger zhoen said...

Been having the same trouble. Finalll get the energy up to post, and can't.

Warm up, see you next week.

3/24/2006 7:02 PM  
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3/24/2006 7:03 PM  
Blogger rdl said...

Have a great time, but remember to wear sunscreen!

3/24/2006 7:08 PM  
Blogger Poetry by Kai said...

your poetry is outstanding! very beautiful!
keep writing!

3/24/2006 7:31 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

Enjoy yourself and your family while you're away... precious moments. Relax, laugh, savour. Perhaps the muse will be kind and nudge you to write too. That'd be nice for us. Be thinking of you- *hugs xo

3/24/2006 9:40 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Wishing you warmth and relaxation .. see you on your return.

3/25/2006 4:51 AM  
Blogger Sky said...

have a nice spring break! :)

3/25/2006 8:24 AM  
Blogger mermaid said...

1st quote was just what I needed. Enjoy the sun.

3/25/2006 2:35 PM  
Blogger MB said...

Thanks, everybody, for your good wishes. See you soon...

3/25/2006 4:56 PM  
Blogger Firehawk said...


Blogger has been naughty of late. It seems to be fixed for the moment, however. Hope your getaway goes well.

3/27/2006 11:46 AM  
Blogger snowsparkle said...

"come back", says snowsparkle in a slightly lost sounding voice. miss you!

3/28/2006 10:00 PM  
Blogger leslee said...

Ooo, hope you found some sun! Just got back from it myself.

4/01/2006 6:49 AM  
Blogger Patry Francis said...

Come back with lots of sundrenched poems!

4/01/2006 7:48 PM  
Blogger garnet david said...

I hope you found just the right angle of magnificient healing rays to sooth your soul to ripe perfection. I can't wait for warmer weather here. The garden calls, for the first time in years.

4/02/2006 9:15 PM  
Blogger Sky said...

just a note to say i am looking forward to reading your next post - i have missed you! hope you had fun and got some great rest along the way.

4/02/2006 11:30 PM  
Blogger MB said...

Thanks, all, for a lovely welcome home!

Firehawk, I'm glad to hear Blogger has been behaving better! And thanks, I did have a good time.

Snowsparkle, I missed you too! This blog and those connected with it have become a little part of my daily life.

Leslee, welcome back! I hope you had a great trip. You've certainly got some colorful photographs to show for it!

Patry, as it turned out, I did almost no writing at all. Too busy with other things. But they have their own function in restoring balance, too.

Garnet, thank you for the lovely wish. I'm so happy to hear that your garden is calling and I imagine you have some work to do after the removal of the tree! What a fun challenge that will be.

Sky, thanks! I've missed you, too. Not lots of rest but lots of fun was had. Though change itself is a kind of rest after all, isn't it?

4/04/2006 8:32 AM  
Blogger Thunderowl said...

Great poem! I will miss you very much... Ah well! We can never stay in one place for long! :p

5/15/2006 1:39 PM  

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