Friday, September 9, 2022

*Dies Horribilis


Portrait by Annie Liebowitz

"Each day is a new beginning, I know that the only way to live my life is to try to do what is right, to take the long view, to give of my best in all that the day brings, and to put my trust in God.”

I spent yesterday feeling like I'd lost my own granny. My sincerest condolences to all my UK and Commonwealth friends. 

* horrible day 


  1. It's funny to think that she has been Queen my whole life! And now she isn't.

  2. Our house is in state mourning... Dave is a staunch monarchist, and I have great respect for that grand lady, despite my more... socialist views.

  3. Lovely photo, well stated, thank you. V

  4. Our family is also in mourning. We've been getting updates for the past two days from our DIL's parents in London and also from our kids. They are all devastated but hopeful that Charles will be a good King.

  5. So very sad, a wonderful lady and an inspiration to us all. All our flags are at half mast, and it makes me sad all over again when I see one