the places we have been are as beautiful and awe-inspiring as can be but this trip has been so much more than that... so very much more... i think there are many more posts to come about this journey of mine, through space and time...
i have seen landscapes that have filled me with wonder and astonishment,
castles and cathedrals that we of the modern age would be hard-pressed to try our hand at...
can you even imagine a bank that would finance a building project that would take fourty years to complete, let alone one hundred?
do you think there is one of us that would joyfully start something knowing it would be
completed long after we ourselves are gone?
when we lost our willingness to take time to create something special we lost something truly great
we lost possibility, and with it, our own potential
i have no lifelong project to complete, nor yet one to begin
but each thing i put my hands to from now will be something that i will take the time it needs,
so as to be done my very best
to honour skill, craftsmanship, pride
my best work, whether it be a loaf of bread, a quilt, a warm, wooly scarf, or a triple layer-chocolate and raspberry jam filled layer cake with chocolate buttercream,because after all the things i have seen, out of all the things i have learned about this country, the thing i will come away knowing the most...
i have learned it loves cake!