Hard days bring new days…

…New days bring new perspectives A year ago today we were living out of boxes and suitcases while our home went through an unexpected and delayed renovation.  When removing the flooring on day one of a planned remodel, a huge crack was discovered along the west wall of our foundation and all construction came to…

Balancing Act

Isn’t that what life feels like sometimes?  We have pressure from work, from family, sometimes from friends or community.  And all the things we need to do, should do, and the things we want to do. Today we decided to go out for our Thanksgiving dinner.  No cooking.  No cleaning. No shopping and planning.  Sure,…

🌸 Today 💜 Everyday

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. William Arthur Ward Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of…

Good Morning Sunshine

It’s Monsoon Season in the desert. Waiting Hoping Praying for rain The landscapes are dry Flowers are few Only a true desert lover can see the beauty As I walk down the path this morning at dawn, camera in hand, I am on a scavenger hunt for photo jewels that bring out the beauty hidden…

60 Years: Love Intentional, Unconditional

Today my parents celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary.  Today my thoughts take me to their beginning, 60 years ago.  To many, a lifetime, and the span in between filled with joys, laughter, sadness, hardship, tragedies, successes and celebrations.  But if you were to ask them, they would say it was worth every moment. Usually my…