Simple Ways to Enjoy Summer

Good morning and happy Monday! Today is Memorial Day here in the USA.  Along with paying tribute to those who have given their lives in service to this country, it is also the unofficial beginning of summer.  Solstice may not be until June but In my hometown of Greeley, schools are out, barbecues are being fired up, cars are heading to the mountains, and outdoor … Continue reading Simple Ways to Enjoy Summer

Making Each Day Special

Happy Monday, everyone! Mondays can be a time of dread for many people. Most of us are headed back to work after a relaxing weekend. Work can mean pressure, deadlines, difficult people, and stressful situations for many of us. Even those of us who enjoy our career may find ourselves longing for just one more day to relax and play or feeling a little frazzled … Continue reading Making Each Day Special

My Impromptu Trip To The Great Stupa

        Happy Sunday evening, everyone! I thought I would share a little bit of my impromptu Saturday day trip with you. Upon waking up Saturday morning I was in a restless state of mind. I did not feel like working out, working in the yard, or anything productive for that matter. I did want to hike and get some fresh air to … Continue reading My Impromptu Trip To The Great Stupa

Add Some Playfulness To Your Week!

Last weekend I had the pleasure of exploring Victoria’s Tiny Tea House http://www.lavender-n-lace.com/index.htm in Eaton, Colorado with my friend Sarah. Tea houses always take me  away to another world. A civilized, relaxing world,  where good company, good manners, and a bit of whimsy accompany the tea and scones. When Sarah and I entered the house I was immediately struck by the decor. It was both elegant and … Continue reading Add Some Playfulness To Your Week!

A Weekend Of Simple Pleasures

“Sometimes, the simple things are more fun and meaningful than all the banquets in the world …” ― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly Welcome to the weekend! I hope you are ready to relax and enjoy some time just for yourself and the people and things that are important in your life. For many years I did not know how to relax. I wanted to relax, … Continue reading A Weekend Of Simple Pleasures

Love, Joy, and a Little Adventure in Holiday Preparations

It is the final weekend before Christmas and if you are like me, there is still a lot to take care of before Tuesday night. With all of the last minute details pulling us in every direction and into every crowed store, even the most selfless person can lose their patience and holiday cheer. As I prepare to do some last minute shopping, here are … Continue reading Love, Joy, and a Little Adventure in Holiday Preparations