The farm house

The farm house

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Like Sand Through The Hourglass...

In the last couple of weeks I've chided myself as to how much time I spend on the internet not always to garner anything productive or necessary. This morning I had a chat with a friend from high school. She is a breast cancer survivor. She never complained about the ordeal. All I noticed was a decrease in posts. She is an avid photographer, so not seeing as much of her work should have been a clue. I just put that down as being busy.

I only found out about the cancer "thing" when she posted about a bell one can ring at the oncology ward of a particular hospital after your last treatment. Wow! What a revelation!! It's not like we were close friends but we did share some moments and I remember horseback riding with her and her sister and a few others after school at a trail ranch just out of the city. Cancer is not a pleasant thing for anyone to endure. Knock on wood, I am grateful for my health as no matter what income you have, you can't buy it back. You may be able to buy more experimental drugs though...

So meanwhile, dear colleague has been inspired to be part of Head Scarfs for Cancer Patients-Three Cousins Seamstress on Facebook , also this business and a walking meditation album of photographs on Facebook.

What made me reach out and contact her this am was this post:"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is GREAT WORK. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking, and don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. "
-Steve Jobs
 I wholeheartedly agree with this. I told her that I was doing what I love. I am fortunate. We both agreed that time is not to be wasted. I thanked her for her time- she read my blog.

I thank each and every one of you who do take the time to read my "musings" as you can be doing other things.Things that you love. 

So, what will you be doing today?


  1. Farm chores, house chores, homeschooling, knitting, blogging, reading blogs...thanks for YOUR blog!

  2. 40 hours at my day job, farm chores, house chores, committee meetings, spinning, knitting, reading books, reading blogs, loving life........My thanks joins Michelle's.

    1. Thank you also for reading. I know many people lurk but if anyone is inspired by anything I write, then it's even sweeter!