I have such wonderful friends!
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We have been deluged lately,(raining like a cow pissing on a flat rock) and I have been seeking brightness. To my surprise, I find a lit candle is deeply comforting. The gift of fire is under-appreciated in this electric age. (Until the power goes out, that is.) And yet, right down on a primitive level, we respond to flame. It fascinates. It gives us a measure of control over our environment. I am thankful for my bucket of candles, because, lately, I always have one burning. Put a mirror under it, and get twice the light!
And last, but certainly not least, Becky has been purging the stash, and sent me two boxes of fabric that she bought in West Africa several years ago. She started a quilt, then put it away. Now, I get to finish it and donate it to Medical Teams International with the suggestion that they send it to the AIDS orphanage in Africa to complete the circle. Pictures when it's finished. She has a splendid eye for color and design!
Really, I have the most wonderful friends. Thanks for stopping by!