Dear Friends, I began writing a little later than normal today. I am looking out my window from a different perspective. The seasonal Costa Rica winds have required closing the doors to keep the dust and debris from entering our home and knocking our pictures off the walls. The air is warm and pleasant enough … Continue reading Jimmy’s return
Dear Friends, A perfectly beautiful sunny Sunday morning beckons me to the terrace. I am luxuriating in feeling the sun on my shoulders and the soft breeze brush my face. At this moment, my life is perfect. Gratitude fills my heart and energy is available for me to meet the activities of the day and … Continue reading Water finally comes to Atenas!
Dear Friends, A lovely, breezy January morning greets me here in Atenas. It is hard to believe that almost a full week of the new year has gone by. It is a good time to get back in the routine of moving and breathing deeply with gratitude for all the the things in our life … Continue reading Happy 2019!
Dear Friends, The sun is bright on this marvelous last Sunday of 2018! The birds are singing and flying in the distance with such energy that my own spirit is renewed. Let's begin the day early, breathing deeply in gratitude for the year that is concluding and exhaling with optimism for the one we are … Continue reading Here comes 2019!
Dear Friends, From the comfort of my writing table, I can see that the December breezes are having their effect on the branches of the trees outside my windows. It is a clear sign of the season, perhaps a little too energetic, but definitely an invigorating reminder of Nature's power. Get out early today and … Continue reading A Christmas Greeting!
Dear Friends, I am greeted by a gorgeous Sunday morning and I hope the same is true for you wherever you find yourself at this busy time of the year. Go outside early today. Live a day filled with passion, being in the moment and grateful for all the things in your life. The last … Continue reading A beautiful Sunday
Dear Friends, I stepped out on my terrace a few hours ago, captured in part by the sound of two doves calling from opposite directions. Perhaps in 2019, I will keep a log of the birds that visit our garden. My eyes travel over the unending blue sky with its fluffy clouds. My breathing is … Continue reading Space to Thrive
Dear Friends, Greetings on a lovely Sunday, the first one in December! Take some deep breaths while you look around at the beauty that surrounds you. Go outside early today and enjoy all the gifts Nature bestows on us. We are beginning the countdown to 2019! I think you will agree with me that the … Continue reading Countdown to 2019
Dear Friends, On this beautiful morning, I am grateful for all of you who are reading my message. As I look across the fields, my eyes rest on a tiny hummingbird that is enjoying the nectar from our prickly-pear like cactus. It has been a while since I paid attention to the magical and colorful … Continue reading A week of many goodbyes
Dear Friends, It is a splendid morning. My heart lifts as I go outdoors, bird binoculars in hand. I listen intently until I think I can identify the general area where the toucan that has eluded me for weeks is perched. I focus my binoculars and my eyes eventually locate the stunning beak with magnificent … Continue reading An evening of Rock and Roll