Sometimes I stop and think about world events that have occurred during my life time that have remained with me and about how technology now allows it to be shared so immediately.
The very first national/international "news" story I can remember would be the launch of the first space shuttle. I like that it is a memory of something hopeful.
I can remember seeing live coverage of bombing in Baghdad, the first live video coverage of war; the realization that it was happening as we watched.
The strangeness of watching the Berlin wall come down while eating pizza.
And September 11th.
Yesterday will be another day that will linger.
I wasn't able to march or stand at a rally so instead I listened to live broadcast of the Washington D.C. gathering.
The words that I want to take with me are that we need to keep going.
Keep growing and nurturing the world we want to live in.
I want to remember to live from a place of being for something rather than against.
It is completely a coincidence that this weekend I will start the decreases on my liminal scarf, but it is a coincidence that seems very meaningful to me.
It will be marker.
It is also a coincidence that the colors of this scarf can be the colors of the morning sky before a storm.
Storms can open up spaces that might be considered liminal.
The shadow of a solar light bulb.
The last two Sundays I have been knitting red/purple to mark the sunshine coming through the windows of my home. Today there will be gray stripes for no sun.
Thinking of illumination.
One of the things that I didn't consider when I made a pledge to myself to eat as local as possible was that it also meant I would eat more seasonally. This was an easy transition for me.
Lettuce doesn't really appeal when it's freezing outside.
More or less followed this recipe. I added a diced potato to thicken it a bit more, plus I had potatoes to use up. The topping is diced preserved lemon cooked in a bit of butter.