Monthly Archives February 2011


“What is needed is, in the end, simply this: Solitude, great inner solitude. Going into yourself and meeting no-one for hours on end – that is what you must be able to attain.” - Rainer Maria Rilke The new desk is built by Yours Truly, and by “built” I mean “assembled,” despite the intimidation of pages and pages of instructions. I reason with myself that anyone who


“A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses.” - Chinese proverb An unsettling few days pass as the Room of One’s Own comes together more quickly than I could have hoped. It’s unsettling in that I feel I have one foot in one room and one foot in the other: Books herded from all over the house; files sorted and culled – dear lord, what to keep, what to