Today I Love Finding Great Music

Today I love finding great music like that of First Rate People with my friend Jon Lawless or old recordings from acquaintances who had musical lives before I met them and I’m only just now finding their work in vaults and folders on drives I now have access to.

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Today I Love Narrow Winding Country Roads

Today I love narrow winding roads that find their way through the countryside. I love the way they make me feel like I’m running the roads of my youth. I love that I can easily place myself on a windy autumn road in my memory and find myself in a car or on a tractor or bicycle or motorcycle or minibike or walking or on horseback,

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Today I Love This Dust Of Snow

Today I love this dust of snow on trees and plow furrows, bails and fence rails. I love that just the words, “Dust Of Snow” reminds me of Robert Frost’s poetry and that reminds me of my love of all poetry and of writing poetry.

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Today I Love Kicking Through Leaves

Today I love kicking through autumn leaves. I love the wonderful earthy smell of them that wafts up as they tumble around my feet and scatter with a hissing rattle before me making me feel like a giant wading through laughing,

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Today I Love Week’s End

Today I love week’s end settling gently over me in the background while I scurry to get the last of my weekly things taken care of. I love that this day will start in my office with writing,

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Today I Love My Ratty Old Recliner

Today I love my ratty old recliner. I love that it is always here for me. I love that, since I’m feeling a little under the weather this morning it is presenting itself as a particularly attractive option to my day.

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Today I Love Easy Going Mornings

Today I love easy going mornings like this one I’m in the middle of. I love how gently the seasons flow from one to the next, with changes that seem sudden until you think about how extreme things can get in the depths of the post solstice seasons.

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Today I Love Autumn Leaves

Today I love autumn leaves and that Autumn leaves leaves all over for me to kick through. I love that Autumn leaves those leaves even though I have no tree from which those leaves she leaves can come from so she must bring them to my place from someplace else in order to leave them.

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