Promised Joy

The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men   Gang aft agley An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! Robert Burns, “To a Mouse” (1785) You know that tendency we have to plan? You might not have much of it. But I would guess it’s there. Even if it’s buried under […]

Simple Pleasures

It is the second week of December. Usually a packed one. This year, our household will be extra busy. We are moving house on the 17th. We have bought our very own home. There is a lot of excitement in the mix. Plus many boxes, much sorting and packing, and an amazing amount of support […]