I write, then I archive. I am not feeling quite so brave today.

Today is an emotional day, emotions are whirling around.

My friend is coming in to town tonight by train, I will pick her up at the station. This morning’s little projects have included vacuuming, making up the bed she will sleep in while she is here, and just generally tidying things up.

I watched the movie Ove today, it is a lovely film, a lovely story, sad but hopeful, I cried a lot. I really must restrict myself to comedies for the foreseeable future!

I am looking forward to spending time with my friend during her visit, we haven’t seen each other for about 14 years, lots to catch up on. We met in 1987, at a party, a BBQ, and have been friends ever since.

Worldly Distractions


Date: 2:00 PM EST Tuesday 9 January 2018
Condition: Cloudy
Pressure: 102.3 kPa
Tendency: Rising
Temperature: -0.4°C
Dew point: -7.5°C
Humidity: 59%
Wind: WNW 17 gust 27 km/h
Wind Chill: -5
Visibility: 24 km


“The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.”
John Kenneth Galbraith
1908 – 2006

I was looking for a quote as far from the affairs of the heart as I could manage, and there it was.

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Have fun!

Bex Crowell

Enjoy each other! oxo


Have a wonderful time with your friend, Maggie.


How wonderful! Enjoy the visit. I hope you have fun!


Almost in Toronto! Can’t wait

Stubblejumpers Cafe

There isn’t much that’s better than time spent with a longtime friend. It will help heal your heart. -Kate


I hope you have some time with your friend to laugh so hard that it hurts and you pee a little.


Best wishes for a delightful visit.

Joan Lansberry

I’m so glad you’re getting to visit with your friend. Have a wonderful time! <3

Joan Lansberry

Oh, her name is Joan, 🙂