Flirting with rescue

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer We spent an afternoon at the theatre watching A Little Night Music. My husband and I joined our friends as we do a couple of times each summer. I chose the p...

The last leaves, and me

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer My favourite place to read looks out on the street in our neighbourhood. Just beyond the picture window, the tree is filled with chickadees and the occasion...

Breakfast, anyone?

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer There are days when I’d really like to sleep in. Today was one of those days, even though I’m a morning person who thinks the biggest gift we ar...

The gift

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer Last winter, as always, we made the rounds of local craft and artisan shows. My husband and I prefer local treasures to mass-produced ones, and we have found...

Earthquakes and fault lines

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer “There was another earthquake,” she said. This was immediately after she told me about a recent fire. Apparently, disasters–natural and o...

Background noise

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer Several years ago, I was sharing hotel space with someone. I find hallway noise distracting, and since we were both focusing on our computers,  I asked if s...