Postcard from Up North

There is no past that we can bring back by longing for it. There is only an eternally new now that builds and creates itself out of the Best, as the past withdraws. ~Joahann Wolfgang Von Goethe

(Happy New Year from Main Street. May yours be built and created out of the Best.)

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  1. Patti Markho on December 30, 2011 at 10:31 AM

    There was a clock like this in Clarkston where I grew up. It brings back fond memories of my beautiful little hometown.

    • Maureen Abood on December 30, 2011 at 10:48 AM

      There’s no place like home, PZ.

  2. Paula on December 30, 2011 at 11:13 AM

    So beautiful and true.

    Feliz Ano Novo, Maureen.

    • Maureen Abood on December 30, 2011 at 3:08 PM

      Blessed New Year, Paula!

  3. Maria Bill on December 30, 2011 at 12:05 PM

    Maureen,
    A simple quote that really makes one stop and think…perfect for the start of a new year. May the new year bring you and your loved ones peace and joy as you create new memories.

    • Maureen Abood on December 30, 2011 at 3:08 PM

      And the same to you and yours, Maria! Many thanks!

  4. Antonia Allegra on December 30, 2011 at 2:21 PM

    Such a graceful clock to remind us that time and tide wait for no man….or woman, Maureen.
    Enjoy the new year! XOOX Toni

    • Maureen Abood on December 30, 2011 at 3:09 PM

      Amen to that, Toni! Happy New Year!

  5. Robin Carpenter on December 30, 2011 at 3:06 PM

    Part of the best of 2011 for me was meeting you and my new Greenbrier friends. Maureen, I’m thankful every week for the moments of beauty, wisdom, love and family that you share. Happy New Year!

    • Maureen Abood on December 30, 2011 at 3:10 PM

      How special you are, Robin–we are indeed fortunate to have had that wonderful interlude with amazing people at the Greenbrier! Thank you for your wonderful work, and for joining me here on my site. Looking forward to more in 2012! Happy New Year to you!

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