Dear Friends, A very warm, still morning greets me in Atenas today. The atmosphere is convent quiet. Nothing sings. The silence is suddenly ruptured when our neighbor and his dogs walk by for their exercise. Our dog, sensing their presence in "her" territory utters intruder alerts before sighing and returning to her usual place at … Continue reading Hoping to Bounce Back Soon!
Dear Friends, Greetings on this day that began for me with a mix of sun and clouds. The birds are quiet. The fields are overloaded with vibrant colors that contrast with the greens of the freshly-mowed lawn. I recall that just a few weeks ago, the grass was brown and crisp; the dry season seemed … Continue reading Father’s Day in Covid-19 Times
Dear Friends, It's a quiet, hot morning where I am. The June rains have assured the grass that it's time to revive. The purples and reds in the blooming flowers add to the stained-glass perfection of Nature's canvas. Everything is bursting with color and energy, transformation is in the air. The world-at-large is joining, with … Continue reading Towards Real Change
Dear Friends, I've spent the last few minutes observing the shuddering of the lush, green branches on the guava tree below. I am curious to see what kind of bird is making them sway and reach for my camera. Suddenly, I catch a glimpse of a pair of squirrels as they scurry along in search … Continue reading An Auspicious Moment for Change