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...

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...

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...

George’s heart

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer I was sixteen or so when Elaine told me what her dad did. I’m not sure I really believed her at the time…I mean, whoever heard of a guy going do...

Stop when you break the mirror

My Dad turned 80 this weekend and in honour of that, I’m pulling out this post from a couple of years ago. It celebrates one of his very best moments.  by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthiering...

Long roads

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer When I graduated high school I received a simple plaque from the greeting card store that has adorned my desk ever since. The friend who gave it to me lik...