because it’s Wednesday

Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul. ~ Angela Monet for a change of pace sharing a little music today this is my son’s quintet performing Brahms a nice little piece for the middle of the week keeping things calm.

summer snapshots

we traveled a lot this summer through six states enjoyed some outdoor concerts ate our way through farmer’s markets had the best ice cream ever celebrated birthdays hiked and biked swooned over some amazing falls… and  just loved being in the company of family and friends I now have memory cards full of memories and it will take me forever to get through them…

from Stockbridge to Boston

the Berkshires always remind me of James Taylor and Sweet Baby James we ended up at Tanglewood this past weekend it was opening night (and funny that James Taylor happened to be in the audience…along with Yo Yo Ma!) so exciting! but it’s always magical out there as I’ve been coming here many summers since I was a little girl tonight was an all…

ladies who lunch

Here’s to the ladies who lunch– Everybody laugh. Lounging in their caftans And planning a brunch On their own behalf. Off to the gym, Then to a fitting, Claiming they’re fat. And looking grim, ‘Cause they’ve been sitting Choosing a hat. Does anyone still wear a hat? I’ll drink to that. ~ Stephen Sondheim

because sometimes…

you just gotta dance! ” with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.” ~George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage Hope your weekend is filled with unconfined joy!