“And as the ax bites into the wood, be comforted in the fact that the ache in your heart and the confusion in your soul means that you are still alive, still human, and still open to the beauty of the world, even though you have done nothing to deserve it.” ― Paul Harding, Tinkers
NOVEMBER: Wood is chopped, stacked, and ready to be covered - 'ere the winter storms begin'. After Thanksgiving dinner, it's clean-up time and an outdoor walk. Then, board games, home movies, and pie by a crackling fire. <> Long ago, Henry Ford offered this bit of wisdom: "Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice."