The bad news: having to work later than usual and being caught in rush hour traffic.
The good news: sun breaking through thunderheads over the Potomac and Sleepers Awake on the radio.
Sleeping, of course, reminds me of Rumi:
And, an open door, of course, reminds me of this:
What stirred your memories today?
It was cold and windy today, with the clear, revealing light that we only get in Winter. I left work early to go and sit for a time, while there was still daylight, beside my beloved Potomac River. A flock of Canada geese reminded me of C.S. Lewis’ quote about discovering Wagner’s music: that it created in him a “great feeling of Northerness.”