We change, we patina

Bookish Butch (aka me), Autumn 2021 One of my favourite things, about older, furniture, art, homes, cities, is, patina. How the cracks, the wear, the unvarnished, the age, the loved and cared for, but not babied, how the use, the life, shows through. It is closely related to, my beautiful ugly. Last Friday evening, Catherine… Continue reading We change, we patina

2 years of …Georgie

My big boy during the move. Good morning all. I am writing this, the sun isn’t up yet. It’s Monday morning, October. The weather has been amazing, mild and sunny. This week promises to be, more, seasonal. Cool and rainy, October, Halloween weather. On Halloween, I will have had my, big George, for 2 years.… Continue reading 2 years of …Georgie

I noticed

Hello all, it’s been a while, I’ve been busy, good busy. Work, seeing friends, spending time with, my lady. Last weekend, we went, to see some, slightly experimental theater, dinner, a walk in old Montreal. We rode the bus back, to her place, I kept grinning, at least it felt like I was grinning The… Continue reading I noticed

It’s been a year…

Hello all. Gorgeous, September day, September 16 , a year ago, my mother, died. It sure has been, a tough year, missing her, parting with her things, packing to move, making a new home, without her. It has been a year, of growth. I have been, enveloped by love, supported by friends, by family. I… Continue reading It’s been a year…

September and change

Hello everyone, September 11 th, a beautiful cool morning, just like the one, 20 years ago. Hard to believe, it was 20 years ago. So many things, have changed, we lost much of, our innocence, that day, there is less trust in the world, and that is a bad thing. RIP to all those who… Continue reading September and change

To be, To create

In the last 20 months, we have all been through, so much. I have been giving lots, of thought lately. What do I need to stay, healthy, physically, to keep being strong, mentally, spiritually. I am blessed, more than many, I have pretty robust health, I have love and friendship, that surrounds me. I have… Continue reading To be, To create

Watching the ducks…

Hello you all, hope you are all well. It is an absolutely gorgeous day, here in my beautiful ugly, which I admit, is more beautiful than ugly at this time of my life. I have been on vacation, I have spent time with friends, and today my aunt is coming, to visit, first time she… Continue reading Watching the ducks…

Paying attention

Good morning all. A grey, mild, Saturday morning, here in, my beautiful ugly. We just had an incredible, heat wave, seemed to last forever. I have been on vacation this week, the heat messed with some, of my plans, but, things are simply, postponed. I got a chance to get, some extra sleep, which was… Continue reading Paying attention

Denim Blue

Hello all. Hope you are all keeping well. It is a scorcher, here in my beautiful ugly. Hot and humid, unstable air, but I am happy. My lady is coming over, we are going on a picnic, with friends, a double date, can’t remember the last time, I did that, can’t remember the last time,… Continue reading Denim Blue

Relishing in the moment

Hello all, it’s hot and sticky out. Working from home. I was hoping for some, peace and quiet, alas, it is not to be, major welding and sandblasting, going on across the street, trying to drown it out, with a playlist I made, for my special lady, lots of standards, I Could Write A Book,… Continue reading Relishing in the moment