🌸 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…

Invest in Moments

I have read that special moments and experiences create memories that grow in value over time. I have felt this and believe it to be true. We recently returned home from a ten day road trip. When I am asked how our trip was, my initial response is “Amazing!”. We did have a fantastic time….