and the thing is,
when you're gone that light is going to keep shining on,
pushing the shadows back.”
~Charles de Lint~
holy winter storm batman.
for the first time.
in five years.
we were without power.
many, many years ago.
dad put a line in for a gas stove.
the power was always out when i was a child.
so the stove came in handy for cooking.
i washed dishes yesterday.
by melting snow on the stove.
and we had a fire in the fireplace.
while the wind gust and the snow fell.
i was happy, fed and warm.
i counted my blessings.
when the power was out.
and i counted them again.
when it came back on.
there is always something to be grateful for.
as things could always be worse.