Archive for December 6th, 2022

Finally, I am done with the 2022 Goodreads Reading Challenge. Capped it with a historical novel about Scotland and England which I really enjoyed.

A few weeks ago, I told you about the five books given by a friend who spent a month here from Canada. He taught me how to slow read these lovely books. So, I am starting a new journal too.

It’s a book devoted to love, to a loving compassion for others and to a love that embraces this world and the next.

Imagine perusing the words of such famous poets like Mary Oliver, Neruda, Sharon Olds and many others.

Housden says in his eloquent introduction: Great poetry happens when the mind is looking the other way and words fall from the sky to shape a moment that would normally be untranslatable….When the heart opens, we forget ourselves and the world pours in: this world and also the invisible world of meaning that sustains everything that wss and ever shall be.”

How poetic🌷❤️😘


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There You Go

I went back to my ENT yesterday because I could not stand the pain. I will be back on Thursday for ear cleaning. She is waiting for the swelling to subside.

She gave me prescriptions of antibiotics, meds for pain and ear drops. Last night it was still painful. Water sipped through my left ear a few days ago but I didn’t feel it until my ear was so painful. There was an infection. When I’m done with the ear cleaning, I can set an appointment with an audiologist she suggested. Ear aches affect even one’s sense of hearing and the left side of my jaw was painful too plus headache.

The bane of getting old.

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