Gratitude Week 2019

for the morning cup of tea.  or coffee. whichever it is, for the ritual of making, of holding, of sipping.  for the quiet beginning. for the succulents by the window.  for their quirky beauty.  for their being hardy enough to survive my non-green thumb. for the nasturtiums that are still blooming.  for the reminder to honor [...]

Three Good Things

I’ve developed a small ritual.  A ritual so small, it might seem silly.  But a ritual nonetheless - one I never miss, one to which I actually look forward.   The ritual involves a few dedicated moments before I fall asleep each night. I don’t need my journal, I don’t need candles or essential oils, I [...]

Dear Thursday

Dear Thursday, Thank you for the morning tea and a good book.  Thank you for breakfast with my daughter.  Thank you for the wind, which I know not everyone likes (especially when the power goes out), but which I do.  Thank you for the blustery walk in said wind (I think I cleared a few cobwebs [...]

:: Dear Thursday ::

Dear Thursday, Thank you for beginning with meditation.  Thank you for the cinnamon roll that came soon after. Thank you for the walk with my daughter and pup.  Thank you for the wind, even though that wind made our walk colder. Thank you for texts with people I love.  Thank you for a break mid-afternoon (tea [...]

Gratitude Week 2018

I’ll be posting just once as we begin our week together.  I’m sending out Gratitude Notes each day and I’ll be posting daily on Instagram, but, here, I’ll post just once.  I encourage you to leave comments and/or links to your own blog posts and/or links to Flickr shots or share on Instagram with #GratitudeWeek2018 on [...]

Sharing Here and Sharing There

We begin Gratitude Week on Monday and, if you haven’t signed up to receive Gratitude Notes yet, there’s still time.  I’ll be sending out a welcome note on Sunday; we officially begin on Monday. Click here to sign up for the (free) Gratitude Notes.   On Monday, I’ll be sharing a gratitude post here and I invite you [...]

Things That Are Supporting Me

A few things that have supported me this week…   :: lots of walks…the crisp, autumn air (finally!)…the leaves, the breeze :: meditation :: lighting candles…at my desk, during meals :: soup…I am craving soups of all kinds :: a good, long chat with a good friend...(and we had soup) :: my daughter made me [...]