Friday, February 3, 2012

Hello my blog friends.
So long I know.
First Blogspot is still being difficult and will not let
me write where I wish.
Then I succumbed to a chest infection that has laid me low
for over three weeks.
I am on another course of antibiotics
and hoping it will soon be over.
All in all
I just gave up on the computer.
It is summer here in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
I have enjoyed the coolness of summer rains
and the greeness all around me.
I love this painting by Jo Gallagher.
These are the hills I know so well
and the summer grasses that now grow on the roadsides.
A spell of sickness can be a blessing,
with quiet time for reading
and listening to Leonard Cohen's latest song gift..
"Old Ideas"
Such a poet and mystic
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  1. Blogspot lets me write above the first photo then it suddenly decides.. you've written more!

  2. Well, maybe the Universe is insisting you take a break. I must say, though, I am so happy to hear from you, as I was just thinking of you this morning, wandering if/when you would return. I like the painting very much and Leonard's new album (the four cuts I've heard), is just wondrous. He really is a mystic.

  3. Hi Joan, how nice to see you back on the blog. I'm sorry you've been unwell and send you healing thoughts. The painting is very 'Lammas' (see my latest blog post) - just perfect for the season.

  4. Oh, no! You're where I was. That infection is too nasty for words. The first antibiotics the doc put me on didn't take either. Take care of yourself, Joan!! *sends healing wishes*

  5. A beautiful painting, Joan! Here's hoping the infection clears soon.