Friday, December 31, 2010

a year in sentences...

JANUARY.. New Year Revelling..
first of all I had to put my New Years eve slippers on to go out and celebrate the coming of this New Year..

FEBRUARY.. the broken wing..
can you see the missing wing?

MARCH.. wash away my fears..
what a day. nothing happened

APRIL..Easter Thursday...
yet another simple day for me * a blackbird sat in the old apple tree and listened to me as I talked to it

MAY..the month of Mary....
May 1st, the month of Mary & my first full day at Villa Maria

JUNE..don't give up on me....
at the moment.. I am in quiet time

JULY..tempers run high, lost things, oh my ~ telling how it is in my life today. ..
they say that selling & moving house is one of the top things on the stress list.

AUGUST.. Farewell to Inglewood....
I was excited, at last, moving to Villa Maria! something i had dreamed of for weeks..

SEPTEMBER..a day out in the city...
my friend Peter, supports a charity called the Lantern Club

OCTOBER..every picture tells a story...
I thought I had better tell of our weekend away because before you know it, I will be off on a real walkabout to Uluru & Kata Tjuta

NOVEMBER...dinner under the stars..
the Sounds of Silence dinner, was more than I could even have imagined

DECEMBER...introducing Uncle Brian..a member of my family who I don't usually share with the world ...
I grew up with an Uncle who was 'simple'

well there you go.. a year of my blog.. another year.. going into my 6th of blogging.. who would have thought I would still be here?

I must say, reading back over my blogs.. I have had some very, very profound moments.. as I read my words.. I was thinking to myself: 'did I write this?', expecting at any moment to read someones name in recognition of words.. but no, they were my own.. WOW

what was your past year like?...the first sentence from the first post of each month ~ share with us..

[tomorrow, I will be back.. a new look, a New Year.. and one year older..]

13 comments:

mxtodis123 said...

What a wonderful idea. Ah, is it your birthday? A New Year's Eve baby? Looking forward to the new look tomorrow. How are you enjoying your summer?
Mary

rebecca said...

i LOVE this idea....

i think i shall try to join in. tomorrow is haiku my heart....
maybe new years day? i shall give it some thought.

yes, i am making a "button" for
"stumbling towards ecstasy" so glad you asked...

you are thoughtful and kind.
perhaps you will even join me in a haiku tomorrow!!!!

see you in the morning light.

warmly,
rebecca

Winterwood said...

happy new yrs to you and yours Robyn!!!

rebecca said...

if you click on haiku my heart, right hand side of my blog...you can find all the haiku together...take some time...
read as many as you like.
the idea is to skim down words....yet imbue them with meaning. evoke a memory or response from the reader so that 5-7-5 syllables, or a total of 17, speaks volumes, with bare bone words.

hope that helps....it is a wonderful practice that evokes simplicity and depth at the same time.

warmly,
rebecca

laoi gaul~williams /I\ said...

oh robyn what a wonderful idea!
i too sometimes read back and wonder if i really did write something~its odd isn't it?!

i shall do this tomorrow :)

Janet said...

Happy New Year and Happy Birthday, too!! I love your idea of using the first sentence from each month. I'm afraid mine would be pretty boring though.

Wishing you all the best in 2011.

gemma said...

I am going to do this. It's a great idea and will be interesting to see the evolution of the year. I have LOVED you and your writing since I first met you 4 yrs ago.
xx
Is it 1-1-11 yet?
If so
Happy Birthday

Cottage Tails said...

What a fun idea - I laughed copying mine & enjoyed peeking back over the year.
Wishing you good health, love & abundance for 2011.

Love Leanne

Ruth said...

What a good idea! Happy birthday Robyn and Happy New Year xx

Cottage Tails said...

Is it your birthday?

Pam said...

Robyn I tried the first line of the month - just things like wisdom tooth recovery and little old ladies robbed at the charity shop. Nothing as beautiful or insightful as your posts!
Wishing you and your family the best for 2011 -May it be a healthy and happy year for all of us.xxx

Debra She Who Seeks said...

What a great idea! I'm going to give it a try and see what happens. Since my blog is not all that much of a "personal" blog, I wonder what the end result will look like? If it's interesting, I'll post the results on January 3rd.

Annie said...

I love doing this year in sentences. I've noticed that more and more people are starting to do it. I missed the post regarding your Uncle. I'll have to go look at it.

"She seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if she had surprised a butterfly in the Winter woods"
(edith wharton)