While Searching For The Fairies…

I found myself reminded recently of the power of awe to transform understanding and outlook. It happened while walking with my three-year old granddaughter. Her exuberance for all things buggy, wiggly and muddy made me stop and reconsider how I viewed the worm in the garden or the giant writing spider on the bean vines.…Read more »

Our Daily Bread

This past winter I became obsessed with baking yeast breads. Before you get too excited by the thought of wonderful smells emanating from my kitchen, please understand that the reality didn’t quite live up to the expectation. Oh the smells were fantastic and many of the loaves were actually edible but none, NONE of them…Read more »

I’m Still Here!

We have an annual family tradition in which we make our way back to the sea, stick our toes in the ocean and release the accumulated stress from the past year. I don’t know that it is a conscious releasing but if you listen closely, the exhale is audible and the accompanying smile radiant. My…Read more »