Finally. Sun!

"Oh Mister Sun, Sun, Mister Golden Sun, please shine down on me!" I have no idea who wrote that song, but I do know Raffi sings it because we listen to it with regularity here in our home. In the past I couldn't deal most days with Raffi. (My mother was a preschool teacher and sang … Continue reading Finally. Sun!



"That's the funny thing about trying to escape. You never really can. Maybe temporarily, but not completely." -- Jennifer L. Armentrout The warm weather has provided a mental escape from stuff that "nags" at me. And I'm forever grateful. Some of my things that "nag" are: Laundry Paperwork Organization Meal planning Continuation of downsizing Aspirational projects Housekeeping More … Continue reading Escape


"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt." -- Margaret Atwood Technically, shouldn’t we smell like dirt as many days out of the year as we can? Putting our hands in the dirt, working the soil, toiling in the garden- whether flower or vegetable- is incredibly therapeutic. It’s proven … Continue reading Dirt