Please meet Hilary, who hails from across the pond – my dear friend from the UK. This is her second year as my minion. Brave lady!
A: Age. - Older than 20, but younger than 80 – just and still just one year on!!
B: Books – all sorts ... preferably historical or reference and a good yarn
C: Cooking – love it ... great relaxation, though I don’t do much now
D: Dogs – love them, though now don’t own one
E: Elegance – wish I had it!
F: Friends – essentials to life
G: Gardens – love them and their seasonal variations
H: Height – middle to low; much the same for width! Same as last year sadly!
I: Intuition – flashes of illumination from our cognitive processes - sometimes!
J: Journeys – exploring new areas, or seeing old friends along the way
K: Knowledge ... I can’t not find out ... that need to know is inbuilt
L: Languages – wish I’d learnt them, and would love to grasp a few
M: Measurement ... I like to know pertinent time frames, distances etc
N: Names and their etymology
O: Overseas friends and bloggers – the world is wonderful
P: Paeony – my mother’s favourite frothy (candy pink)flower
Q: Queen – I admire her dedication ...
R: Roses – scented ones
S: Scribes – especially those ancient scribes, who ensured we can communicate today
T: Time – need much much more of it
U: Ubuntu - a Xhosa word: I am because of you; or as associatedwith Protector of All Living Things (this leads to a whole post about this concept)
V: Vegetables – all sorts ... and Spring is nearly here for the new young veggies
W: Where can you help? What can you do to help others? Please think about this ...
X: Xstatic for life ...
Y: Yellow for sunlight, primroses, daffodils ... lifting our hearts ...
Z: Zizzzzzzzing of the bees, which need our protection ....
Hilary blogs at Positive letters...inspirational stories... That's a very well-named blog. A visit there always teaches me something, and encourages me to think of others and see life from their perspective.
~Tina, grateful for friends from all over the world