Although I’m not walking today (but do some nevertheless), let me share several thoughts with you that have not benefitted from enough miles of simmering. The title “BlogLite” seems appropriate, promising a shorter daily entry and possibly lighter fare in content. So here goes.
Today, I’m dry. This is a humongous improvement over yesterday’s journey. Lots of R&R&R (Rest and Relaxation and Rejuvenation). Tomorrow promises more of the same, but with a scheduled massage to boot. I’ve been feeding at the counter all day. Rachael welcomes à la carte requests, but every menu choice ends with a pie option.
Charles Baudelaire, the 19th Century French poet and my favorite writer, wrote several literary pieces entitled “Aux lecteurs” (To the readers). As independent an act of creation a piece of writing can be, its audience, the reader, is always implicated. I feel the same way about my daily blog entries and you. You are an indispensable part of my pilgrimage experience–willing to go up and down and around literally and emotionally with me.
As public as this website is, I have felt safe letting you into my life and into the depths of my head and heart. I have no preconceived notion as to how my entries will unfold each day. Let me assure you that I have never held back (except for certain risqué passages that will come out in a different edition).
Anny Ewing thinks there’s a book here in the making. If there is, the preface will be about you, “mes lecteurs.” Better stop here before Lite becomes less so.