it starts with a cup of coffee and ends with a glass of wine. it’s filled with a hug or two, multiple kisses, (so) many words, countless thoughts ideas dreams. there is sunshine and heat and humidity. there is rest and exercise and food in between. there is trying and crying. there is testing and surviving. there is unplanned conversation, so … Continue reading it’s a day
The tea. Always the tea. I could take a thousand photos of tea (and maybe I have). Could drink a thousand cups of tea (and maybe I have). I will never tire. And so this morning, tea. A second cup. Doughnuts made, covered in powdered sugar, eaten. Online classes for the kids. Work of my … Continue reading Tea
My cosmos bloomed late this year. Like really late. Like last-week late. All summer long, the zinnias have been incredible in their reds – oranges – creams – yellows – bright pinks – light pinks – deep pinks. The cosmos though? Tall feathery stalks with not a single bloom. Not one. Until last week. … Continue reading All In Good Time
Sometimes Mondays look like autumn leaves scattered across the patio.
I’ll tell you why this isn’t a contest. Because I don’t care. Don’t contestants need to care, need to have a vested interest in order to actually compete? It’s not that I don’t care about anything, because I do (oh, I do) – but I don’t care about being better than you or being perfect (whatever … Continue reading Contests (or Living)
Sometimes Mondays look like iced chai on the porch with my favorite girl.
A quiet journaling series. Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. As inspired, please share in the comments below + use #atinybitofquiet on Instagram. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.Without them, humanity cannot survive.~ Dalai Lama ~ • Who (and what) do you love? … Continue reading A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 28
Sometimes Mondays look like zinnias.
A quiet journaling series. Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. As inspired, please share in the comments below + use #atinybitofquiet on Instagram. It’s all a matter of paying attention, being awake,and not expecting a huge payoff.The magic in this world seems to work in whispers … Continue reading A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 21
Sometimes Mondays look like tea and sunlight and a feeling of coming home. An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections.