Dear Friends, I begin writing early today, fully aware that while it is pretty quiet now, the winds will soon pick up and I will be observing the trees sway in the distance. The sun, the sky and the songs of the birds remind me daily of how fortunate I am to be living a … Continue reading A Welcome Sensation of Bliss!
Dear Friends, Another luxuriously warm sunny morning greets me. A delighted and loud flock of parrots momentarily interrupts the silence that surrounds me. I am mesmerized by their tropical colors as they blend with the canopies of the fruit trees they visit. I move and stretch my body in response to their energy and know … Continue reading A simple way to feel vitality
Dear Friends, As I begin this greeting today, I am aware that it is the last Sunday in a January that seems to have just begun. I say it often: time passes regardless of our plans so it is best to maximize each day, beginning with the habit to stretch our body, breathe in gratitude … Continue reading Living our best days!
Dear Friends, It is a splendid morning. My heart lifts as I go outdoors, bird binoculars in hand. I listen intently until I think I can identify the general area where the toucan that has eluded me for weeks is perched. I focus my binoculars and my eyes eventually locate the stunning beak with magnificent … Continue reading An evening of Rock and Roll
Dear friends, It is the end of June. I luxuriate in the warmth of the morning sun, dazzled and delighted by the large flock of parrots that flash past our garden with their splash of tropical colors and loud sounds. It is hard not to smile as I observe them land briefly on the trees' … Continue reading Feeling at home!
Dear Friends, Our youngest dog, Lila, nudged me awake this morning. I opened my eyes and caught a glimpse of the grey morning outside so I lazily sunk back into my pillow. The clouds soothed me. I could hear the faint chirps of a flock of parrots. Lila's cold nose prodded me again and served … Continue reading It feels good to be alive!
Dear Friends, I woke up today to the screeching of the red-crowned parrots that fly over our home at this time of the year. I never tire of any birds but these particular ones motivate me like no other because their torrent of excitement and urgency reminds me that a new day is here, another … Continue reading Longevity and Family ties