Happy eve of autumn. Spring and summer, I welcome with open arms -- the enthusiasm of a kid getting ready for school to let out and all the joyous, carefree feelings that the longer days of sunshine, evoke. Fall...not so much. Sure, we look forward to opening windows, pine cones and especially Halloween, but for someone who waits all year to leap into spring, this is a much … [Read more...] about I Think I’m FALLing
Holidays and celebrations
As we are all ready for a new year, may I extend greetings to all as the days of awe are upon us. While I don't personally celebrate in the traditional sense, I most certainly do in the spiritual one! These are the high holy days and a period of both making a lot of noise and also finding our deepest silence. As we ask for forgiveness from others, we must also remember to … [Read more...] about The Days of Awe
Yesterday, while giving my car a bath, a very small bird came to watch. Soon after, another. They looked like babies, and after a while I realized they were probably either just learning how to fly, or practicing. Their mom was probably not too far away, and I found myself thinking a lot about my own two "birds," because as parents, one of our biggest tasks is to teach our … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Love…..
Lots of people will be celebrating Easter, tomorrow, and lots of parents will be out, today, trying to grant their children's wishes for their very own cuddly bunnies. Personally, I am all about pets, and bunnies are absolutely adorable. Just make sure that if you are bringing one into your home (or even more so, the home of another) that you have done your homework. Bunny … [Read more...] about Bunnies, BOGOS, and all the Peeps…..
Yesterday we celebrated the first day of spring in Largo/St. Pete, with Kyle and Nicole. Wanting to do one new thing every day, we headed to the Sunken Gardens and they were so peaceful, filled with tropical plants, turtles, fish, birds and more. What a great way to spend my favorite day of the year and also get great inspiration to do some flower planting! We came home with … [Read more...] about Springing Into the Season