The Cottage on the Moor is a place where I'll keep a fire going on cold winter nights and a breeze flowing through the windows on steamy summer days. There will be a "cup of warm" waiting for you to stimulate your mind. I'll try to keep it fresh by adding something every now and then. So come often. I hope you find it worth your while.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Old Age Musings at 7:10 a.m.
I'm awake at 7:10 a.m. on this Saturday morning –
awoke at 6:00 a.m., after a fairly successful night of sleep
attending to the death of my hearing aids, first right, then
and enjoying the quiet that ensues once that they are gone.
The world was never meant to be as loud as it has become.
I'm thankful for hearing, but it isn't an unmixed inconvenience
that the world has become more muted in my elder years.
Of course that is just how I feel this morning –
and other morning's when my batteries have died.
There are times when I would love to hear more keenly
the whole range of sound available to the human ear;