So often, when I come to this space or this space, I’m at a loss for words. I only know that there’s something I want to say. I tread lightly because I don’t wish (ever) to contribute to the noise Out There (there’s so much). A lot of it is good, don’t get me wrong; still, so much. I finally [...]
The way the pup curls up in her bed so that, at a quick glance, I can’t tell where her feet or head begin or end. The way the washing machine swishes and swirls, makes our clothes-towels-sheets clean, just like that. The way mornings are quiet. The way yoga feels like coming home. The [...]
It makes me happy to think of people I love when I'm making certain recipes or using certain spoons or filling certain bowls. I remember the person who passed on the recipe, or gifted the spoon, or handed down the mixing bowl. Lately, I've been thinking about certain people a lot, given what's going on in [...]
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 [...]
An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like Christmas on the porch. P.S. There's still time (till midnight PST tonight) to enter the giveaway with Jane Hinchliffe. If you didn't read our conversation yet, click right here to visit with her (she's lovely) and leave a comment to enter [...]
It's been a while since I've hosted an interview + giveaway. This is a series in which I introduce you to very special people…individuals who work equally hard at their craft and at living an intentional life....individuals willing to share thoughts on creativity and discussing current work dear to his/her heart. Each individual who joins [...]
An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like Christmas lights and a hint of sunrise.
Ten Things. Right Now. 1. the wind…it’s cold, but it feels so good…it lifts (branch, hair, spirit) 2. the pup at my feet…her loyalty, her furriness, her unconditional love 3. the sky…vast, open…covering, holding, reflecting 4. the last of the leaves…falling…unpretentious, somehow regal 5. my fleece jacket, my handknit hat, my son’s old gloves…so many [...]
An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like love and rain, in that order. *** P.S. You have a few days left to register for Just Five Things. We begin Monday!
When I sent out my closing post for Gratitude Week, I shared this quote: What if, today, we were grateful for everything? ~Charlie Brown~ Ah, the wisdom of sweet Charlie Brown. And I know some of you may be shaking your heads, thinking immediately of circumstances in your life – or in the lives of [...]