Flowers and Mocha The Beauty of Impermanence

 I love this time of year. Everything is in bloom, the days are longer and warmer.  I love to sit out on my deck. It overlooks woods and is in the back of my house. In the morning, upon awakening, I go downstairs, put on a pot of coffee, heat up a combo of almond and soymilk in preparation for my morning mocha. I love the ritual of preparing the drink, getting it just the right strenght, sweetness and temperature and pairing it with a small morsel of something sweet. While the coffee is brewing and the milk combo is … Continue reading Flowers and Mocha The Beauty of Impermanence

Family Dining Al Fresco

I love this time of year. Everything is coming alive, the days are getting longer and warmer and today was the first day my family and I dined al fresco on our deck in 2015. It was the perfect way to wind down after a work and school day. We took our time enjoying our meal and eachothers’ company. No one was rushed to get anywhere or do anything. We sat in leisure eating good food and conversing.  It was a reminder to me to allow myself to relax and just enjoy the simple pleasures in life. I’m feeling very … Continue reading Family Dining Al Fresco