Toronto December sunset
Barbara Muir ©️2021
Thank you to the farmers at Marvellous Edibles
This year, like every year for the past 10 years I learned over
and over how much I appreciate the work of the farmers Ayse
and Jens of Marvellous Edible Farm. We buy our lettuce, quiche,
fresh farm eggs from them every week. And every week
Ayse sends out a wonderful letter to all of their regular shoppers
about life on the farm. Thank you so much Ayse and Jens. Your
baked goods are always delicious, and salads with your greens,
and omelettes with your amazing eggs make us so happy.
The Cherrywood Community
The third thing I relearned was how much I love and miss my
community. Our coffee group has been meeting since our children were
little and attending the same public school. When we could
meet in person, in a group member's house, the brief meeting
would be a pure delight. I have missed most of the meetings in
the past year because I have been nervous of group meetings, even
outside, although I joined one in the summer, and it was wonderful.
But I recently attended a couple of our Zoom meetings, and so
enjoyed seeing my friends's faces.
Wonder is the best
The third thing I've learned over and is the miracle of wonder.
Steven and I are already talking about how it will be when the light
returns. Amazing. But my image today is from the other day, when
I got out of my car to buy a holiday wreath and saw this miraculous
sky. Feeling wonder is a gift to all of us, and to an artist, the life
blood of our lives. With all of the tragic news lately — we need it more
Have a feeling the wonder of the world day