January Moon

Look up.   It is in the darkness of night that the moon and stars become brilliant.  The soft blues and stunning oranges and reds of sunrise and sunsets often make us stop in our tracks, take slower breaths, and marvel at the glory and beauty above us.   But what about the darkness?  Ah … Continue reading January Moon

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Simple scones on Monday morning 

This morning, before I even really opened my eyes, my favorite 17 year old decided he wanted scones with cranberries for breakfast.    Here's the thing:  he's a really good cook when he wants to be.  We were lucky this morning was one of those times.  I'm told he found the scone recipe from the … Continue reading Simple scones on Monday morning 

~ Snow Day ~

It is a beautiful scene here as the snowflakes falling from the deep gray sky dance along the freezing winds, floating and spinning through winter branches before landing softly on an already blanketed landscape.  If winter prayers could be drawn or photographed, I believe they would be images of days like today.   Perhaps where … Continue reading ~ Snow Day ~

Hello New Year, Let’s Have Lunch….

We Made It!   2017 has arrived! What should we do first?  Accept new challenges?  Learn new skills and talents?  Resolve to make great and lasting changes and generally shake up the status quo?    Perhaps, soon, but not today. For me, the first day of January is set aside for tradition.  For the better … Continue reading Hello New Year, Let’s Have Lunch….