Dear Friends, Today's is a lovely, calm morning. I am filled with gratitude for all the things in my life that bring me joy: my family, my pet, my home and the wonderful community in which I have been able to participate fully for almost 17 years! Nature's rhythm throughout the year is a confirmation … Continue reading A Great Lesson
Dear Friends, I woke up early this morning to an inspiring peach-orange sunrise that made me feel sublimely calm and secure in Nature's embrace. I closed my eyes for one minute (or so I thought) and when I opened my eyes again, the sky was a hazy white, the layers of mountains no longer visible … Continue reading An eye-opening and positive adventure!
Dear Friends, A beautiful morning greets me. As my ears take in the layers and layers of sound that travel through the air (bird songs, dog barks, choir hymns), I allow my eyes to roam over the landscape slowly. I want to get a clear view of the changes the dry season is making. The … Continue reading Living our days without rushing!
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, The morning is warm and still. I can hear the gurgle of the oropendola that has been visiting our area recently. In the afternoon, I expect to hear the distinctive sound of a toucan's bill hitting a branch in a nearby tree. I have only seen one of each which makes me wonder … Continue reading The charm of Geography!
Dear Friends, My greeting to you this morning is brimming with deep appreciation for the beauty that surrounds me. In the distance, I catch a glimpse of the green mountains that provide the backdrop for the different species of birds that make their way across the sky. We are in the rainy season for sure, … Continue reading The Correct Wall
Dear Friends, I woke up today to the sun shining brightly through our windows. The energetic screeching of the red-crowned parrots could be heard nearby and I rejoiced to be waking up in such an optimistic atmosphere. I silently bless everything around me as I begin my day. It is another opportunity to make new … Continue reading Celebrating Life and Mother’s Day!
Dear Friends, My alarm clock early this morning was the energetic song of the yigüirro (turdus grayi/clay colored thrush) communicating loudly right outside my window. The air was quite chilly and I really wanted to go back to the deep sleep I was enjoying but I have a busy day ahead and responsibly got up! … Continue reading Birds and Auctioneers
Dear Friends, As I feel the breeze caress my cheeks on this glorious Sunday morning, I am filled with gratitude for each one of you. Knowing that you are receiving my emails each week encourages me to look for positive events during the week so I can keep my promise to bring you good tidings … Continue reading A Christmas Eve Greeting!
Dear Friends, At this moment, I am aware of the effect cold front is already having in our area. During the night there was an increase in the windy pattern which was evident from all the debris that accumulated on our front porch. Since I am going out early this morning, I have already taken … Continue reading The power of first impressions