Dear Friends, I began my Sunday morning leisurely. I stepped onto the terrace to let my eyes absorb the spectacular beauty of the green landscape on the horizon. My gaze eventually turned to the lantana shrub that has taken hold of a particular part of our lawn. After a few minutes I noticed two graceful … Continue reading The Circle of Nature
Dear Friends, It's another gorgeous morning where I am. The air is filled with the sounds of Nature and in the near distance I can also hear a chain saw helping its owner take care of a tree damaged in yesterday's strong storm here in Atenas. One of our trees was destroyed also and its … Continue reading A “natural” solution!
Dear Friends, A beautiful, serene morning greets me today. I have just spent a minute on the terrace watching a skilled hummingbird hover and fly backwards as it feeds on the nectar of flowers or catches an insect in the air. I envy their aerial lifestyle for a second but the heat of the tiles … Continue reading From Allegro to Lento
Dear friends, I greet you today with deep appreciation for the beautiful setting that surrounds me. The hummingbirds dance, unaware of my enchantment with them as they hover from flower to flower sipping the fuel nature provides for them. As I walk around the property later today to examine my coffee plants, I know I … Continue reading Small triumphs