the return

           I wonder do they sing the same songs while they’re away?            

with gratitude

the last few years have been a lesson in gratitude for the simple things I no longer get frazzled over the holidays if I forget the cranberry sauce, it’s no biggie since my family is now scattered across the US I am thankful just to be at the dining room table all together this Thanksgiving. I am also so thankful for all of YOU…

Sunday in Boston….and a virtual blog tour

A few scenes from Mother’s Day and “Make Way for Ducklings” 2014 Boston And a virtual tour invite… My friend and blogger/photographer extraordinaire, Kelly Ishmael, recently invited me to take part in a virtual blog tour. I first “met” Kelly on Flickr a few years back and I was immediately drawn in by her phenomenal work. The best thing about a blog tour like…

re-awakening

“Before she could speak, my daughter taught me the language of silent things: fruits, flowers, an oaken chair. I came to understand, through my relationship to this small being, why the word adult forms the root of adulteration and adultery. Watching her, it became apparent that, as we mature, we fall from grace of the whole-seeing beginner’s mind that is our birthright. If, as…

light offering

“Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, That’s how the light gets in.” ~ Leonard Cohen “From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things, and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “In the right light, at the right time, everything…