Good Morning Friends, When I stepped onto the terrace this morning, mentally preparing for the events of the day, I was conscious of the stillness in the air. The fallen leaves strewn on the lawn are physical, visible reminders of yesterday's strong breezes that I hope will not repeat their appearance yet. Get out early … Continue reading A Perfect Sunday!
Dear Friends, I awakened to a warm and still Sunday morning in Atenas. When I stand on our terrace, I am aware of the layers and layers of different sounds in the "country": the cicadas on a nearby tree; the sound of neighborhood dogs greeting walkers-by; the live music from a surrounding church. My eyes … Continue reading Daydreaming can be good!
Dear Friends, A very chilly, hazy, renewal Sunday greeted me today in San José. The whistling wind rushing past the windows made me want to remain under the covers but I bravely began my day, grateful that even though I was not in Atenas, my Dad was brewing a pot of Atenas coffee. The aroma … Continue reading The Pura Vida Climate!
Dear Friends, It is a cold and grey morning here in San José where I have spent the week. While the whole country is experiencing this cold front, it seems to me that San José has been hit much harder than other places. I won't suggest you get out today and move around unless you … Continue reading Honoring my Mom