A Gift Every Year

Dear Friends, It's sunny and hot this morning, but it's still beautiful and I make no apologies for feeling grateful and cheery to have chosen the place to live in that makes me happy. Although the Sunday get-togethers are not yet in full swing, I feel confident that with vaccines in our near future and the continued … Continue reading A Gift Every Year

A Sunday of Celebrations

Dear Friends, It is a relatively quiet morning today as the familiar neighborhood sounds are muted by the music coming from the radio in my kitchen. The day is unfolding with ease. My eyes are focused on the beauty of the landscape before me. I breathe in gratitude and let the sun warm my shoulders as I … Continue reading A Sunday of Celebrations

An Unexpected and Majestic View

Dear Friends, Greetings from Atenas. It is a breezy, sunny Sunday. In the distance, I canhear the songs and calls of birds. Some are longer and more complex whileothers are short, repetitive and remind me that Nature can be immenselygenerous no matter where we find ourselves. There is always something toappreciate and enjoy. Every day … Continue reading An Unexpected and Majestic View

Celebrating Small, Good Things

Dear Friends, Before me lies a lovely landscape. The bright sunlight warms the terrace tiles. I witness the birds flying through the air to capture the insects that serve as their breakfast! I gaze at the hillside, still green from the recent rains that are also replenishing the water table to guarantee the precious liquid through … Continue reading Celebrating Small, Good Things