You probably noticed I never got to that post last week. I decided to leave for our annual family camp trip to Vermont early this year (I needed it), and once here - well, it's like entering an alternate universe for a week where regular work, and cell phones, and computers don't exist. Instead there are new kinds of work, meditation, old friends, and a sky so close it seems quite possible that you could reach up and scoop a handful of cloud from it.
Here two of my favorite things so far:
I mean, as if porch-sitting wasn't already blissful enough...
Yesterday I went into town with an old camp friend to go to the local bookstore to pick up some books for lakeside/porch/tent reading. I'm now reading Bel Canto by Ann Patchett on his recommendation. I'm only a few pages in, but it's beautifully written so far. Your word from that book is: