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, A somber morning greeted me. I stood on my terrace and let the cool morning air gently bring me to full wakefulness. The serenity of the almost invisible green rolling hills grounded me. I could feel my heart fill with gratitude to be alive, even during this time of uncertainty in our world. … Continue reading Compassion and Respect
Dear Friends, Greetings on this glorious Sunday morning! After a good breakfast, it's a good idea to get out and enjoy the many gifts of nature and try out one the gifts found under your tree! The lovely December breezes have infused our town with energy and optimism, both apparent last weekend during the fair … Continue reading A message for a beautiful morning
Dear Friends, Greetings! Another opportunity for relaxation and movement is here today. I encourage you to get out early so you can spend part of the day reaping the benefits of feeling thankful for all that surrounds you. Before I began to write this morning, after a breakfast which included coffee from Atenas (of course!), … Continue reading Soul Searching
Dear Friends, Nothing is more fulfilling than waking up to a day that is tailor-made for going out and moving our bodies in gratitude. On this gorgeous Sunday, I wish you a day of rest and relaxation. Let nothing disturb you today. Get out there early and enjoy all that Nature offers wherever you are … Continue reading Dormant Musical Talent
Dear Friends, It's a beautiful, crisp Sunday morning. A noisy flock of parrots (or are they parakeets?) outside my window was my alarm clock today. I found myself musing on the meaning of their chatter as I motivated myself out of the covers to greet the day. Make the best of this day, paying attention … Continue reading A Holiday Greeting!
Good Morning, Friends! On this clear, sunny Sunday morning, I can see all the way to Turrialba (which my husband says is about 120 kilometers away). The transition to summer (dry season) is underway and the birds are celebrating with their loud and lively singing. They encourage me to get out early today so I … Continue reading Atenas: An exceptional place