Dear Friends, It is a beautiful and sunny Sunday! I was out very early this morning and experienced the joy of seeing the cheerful scenery that yesterday's spring rain has already encouraged to appear. The plumeria tree outside our front door is in full bloom; its wonderful, jasmine-like scent perfuming the air. As I deeply … Continue reading Work with the rhythm, not against it
Dear Friends, As I step out on the terrace, I can feel the sun's heat on my shoulders. I hear the song of a bird I can't quite identify but the bouncy joy is contagious and beguiles me to join in the celebration of being alive another day. Get out as soon as … Continue reading Maintaining Mental Agility
Dear Friends, I was greeted by a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning. The welcome sound of cheerful birds' singing reached my ears before my bare feet made contact with the floor. As I breathe deeply I am filled with thanks for the blessings bestowed on me this day. Get out early, stretch and walk in gratitude, … Continue reading The importance of Family Traditions!
Dear Friends, As I begin to compose my message this morning, I am slightly aware of the haze in the morning sky. My ears pick up the faint but urgent song from the tiny swallows flying around the terrace. They are a constant and refreshing reservoir of energy for my soul each year as they … Continue reading Accepting changes
Dear Friends, A gorgeous, sunny Sunday greets me and injects me with renewed energy. My wish is that you all enjoyed spending time with family and friends during these last few days. I urge you to get outside today and really take in your surroundings as you go about your routine. It is amazing what … Continue reading Best wishes for 2015!
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, After yesterday's surprise and strong downpour, the morning is filled with the singing of happy birds who rejoice in nature's cycle of seasons. The green season has arrived and although I am mostly delighted, I do hope the rains hold off today so that the 9th Annual Climate Fair and Oxcart Parade … Continue reading Oxcart Parade