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Friday, March 19, 2010



Please excuse the silence around these parts. It's been a rough week. One of the roughest. Nothing to do with moving or packing (in fact, all newsprint and cardboard has been put on the back burner), but with other issues that have gripped my heart in an iron fist. And today has left me with an odd sense of renewed hope (my hearts, you have been my comfort) coupled with a trembling fear that still threatens to crush me.

I'm clinging to my life raft.


BC said...

Thai sings to you:
"I can show you the world
Shining, shimmering, splendid
Tell me, princess, now when did
You last let your heart decide?

I can open your eyes
Take you wonder by wonder
Over, sideways and under
On a magic carpet ride"

Nancy*McKay said...

...this & THAT...leaves nothing more to see or SAY.

kerin rose said...

Umber, I am sorry to say, it has been going around, as I find myself in the same straights....just know, that the universe is here, holding you....

ox K

Good Girls Studio said...

Poor Dovey...I pray your hope strengthens with renewed force!

CrowNology said...

Wishing you strength and peace...

Joel Morris said...

I believe in the healing powers of homemade Pho... oh MAN that looks good. :)

Taddyporter said...

and I, dear and lovely Miss Dove believe in the magical and healing powers of CHOCOLATE CHUNKY cookies I mean COOKIES(damn those look goooooooood)! and kitties(and kitty tummies, oh that Thai!) and the wry and handsome BC and all the love your friends send your way...may a hopeful and calm heart see you through all this turmoil.

RosyRevolver said...

Thinking of you, whatever it may be. Hold tight, lady. You have an army of allies.

illegitimi non carborundum


mme. bookling said...

That looks delicious.
Come here and make it for T and I.

Can you come here soon?

Mum said...

Oh, my sweet,
My arms ache to hold you close. But since you are so far away, give me your fears. I will keep them for you while you carry on with life.

Later, when this time is past, you will see they were simply vapor and dust.

Then we will sit together and watch them all drift away in the wind.

I Love You

Snail said...

Hold on tight Umber Dove. You are one admirable lady.

Anonymous said...

Picnic <3

MrsLittleJeans said...

Missed your post but I think the picnic has done you good : )


Joyful said...

I'm very sorry to hear of you being tossed and turned in what is oft times a topsy turvy life. But this too shall pass and you will see the dawn of a brighter day onve again. Hugs xx

No longer forward nor behind
I look in hope and fear;
But grateful take the good I find,
The best of now and here.
John G. Whittier