Dear Friends, Like every Sunday, today greets me with birds singing and sun shining through the blinds. It is a day of joy and renewal, a time to meditate on all the wonderous gifts Nature bestows. Get out early today for some gentle movement and healthy nutrition. Take in the gems that are hiding in … Continue reading An unexpected and surprising lesson
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!