This is a small experiment in the blogosphere. "If you have no interest in what it's like to grow old, what follows is not for you. However, if it's going to happen to you, and the outcome is ultimately going to be negative, then finding a way to make the process as bearable, even as enjoyable as possible, might be worth a little attention."—from John Jerome's On Turning Sixty-Five
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel.
A little joy in the midst of a generally penitential season, at least in the liturgical branches of the Church.
Sorry dear friends of the visual persuasion: Blogger is not uploading my images. When I just plop them on the page they disappear the next time I open the blog. They seem to have been working on this problem for some months now. Check out another blog to which I occasionally contribute.
Dehler Park, Billings MT, July 2008 This is what Bart Giamatti recommends for good mental health.
Me and Joan
Early elderly and middle middle age: We May Know Something You Don't
Fortunately these girls had a good-looking mother
Rimrocks @ Billings MT
“In beholding old stones we may feel our anxieties about our achievements–and lack of them–slacken . . . Vast landscapes [and seascapes] can have an anxiety–reducing effect similar to ruins, for they are the representatives of infinite space, as ruins are the representatives of infinite time, against which our weak, short-lived bodies seem no less inconsequential than those of moths or spiders.”—Alain de Botton in Status Anxiety
Easter Sunday at St Patrick's Co-Cathedral
12 April 2009
Pleasant Hillside at Hustisford, AKA The Grassy Knoll for you conspiracy buffs