Finding my zen
“Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” Mary Oliver One thing leads to another, and another, and another – and my quest for balance continues. It all began with my Monday morning dread. Although, perhaps “dread” is too strong a word – “apprehension”, “trepidation” – maybe. It all began with […]
The other night, I was perusing Pinterest and stumbled upon TED Talks. Have you ever done this? For just about any topic you can imagine, there are short talks available. Exhausted from work, I spent most of an evening surfing and watching. So, when I found “Five TED Talks for when you’re ready to change your […]
In a nutshell
Christmas lights are still shining in Vermont. I’m wondering – is it a snow thing? March and April in a Nutshell.
Dreaming of March? My least favorite month? Whoa! A “self-portrait” – cue the tiny violins…
birds, beasts, and childhood memories
Winter at Away – bird feeders return to our deck as our not-so-friendly neighborhood bear heads up the mountain for a long nap. My favorite time – Saturday mornings; with a warm mug of coffee cupped in my hands, I watch as a birdie party takes place on my deck. I think we may be […]
Learning to Pause
Winter is a busy time at Away – but as my wrist continues to heal, I’m learning to take a pause and enjoy quiet time to myself.
Black ice and I had an early morning meeting. It didn’t go well…
letting photos find me, book notes, and growing pains
Fair warning – randomness within…
Snowy Winter Walks
I love winter – strange, I know. So I am especially thankful for those beautiful winter days where I’m able to go outdoors and take a deep breath – stress melting away. Greg and I often take this walk along the West River in Vermont. The landscape, changing with every season; winter adds its own […]
It’s the simple everyday things that make up our lives and these are the stories we remember.
Scene & Story – December 2017
Last photo of 2017. At a glance – dilapidated and broken down, but full of strength, perseverance, and grace.
Bitter cold and howling wind. I am thankful that no matter what the weather, the beauty outside my window continues to amaze me. I am joining Michelle for Thankful Thursday