Beach Bungalow · Beach love · birthdays and aging · Finding New Loves~ · Freedom · Mindfulness and simplicity · seasons at the beach · Working at home · ~This Writing Life~

~pen to paper

  It all began simply enough. Years of visiting a location that left me both enriched and yearning. The visual beauty of a place that nature had bestowed with a palette of delicious color. Tall quaking Aspens bending to each summer storm, and rustling as you napped. Clear streams that made your hands ache in… Continue reading ~pen to paper

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~a winter coastal life~

My friends and family inquire, “how is winter in Florida?” Often followed by various versions of how lucky I am. There is no snow. No ice, except in my drink…and the nights do not require a jacket. Yet…. When you live at the coast, there is wind. Not always, but during the “winter” we do… Continue reading ~a winter coastal life~

Beach Bungalow · Beach love · birthdays and aging · Finding New Loves~ · Freedom · Mindfulness and simplicity · Struggles~ · Working at home · ~This Writing Life~

~a bite of cake

Getting older can be such a drag. First, there is the basic concept of time ticking past. Even though this is continually happening, it seems emphasized during a birthday of a ‘certain age’. No matter how you attempt to stuff that little bit of reality into a back drawer of your mind, it is lingering… Continue reading ~a bite of cake

Beach Bungalow · Beach love · Finding New Loves~ · Freedom · seasons at the beach · Struggles~ · Working at home · ~This Writing Life~

~I forgot…

I forgot my anniversary! Not intentionally, of course. And not the one I share with my beloved, goofy husband. Nope. This one is the anniversary of our move to Florida, just two years ago. Hurricane Matthew had just left the region a couple of weeks earlier, in 2016, when we rolled into Melbourne with two… Continue reading ~I forgot…

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~if we were having coffee~

If we were having coffee, we would be stuck at my house. Sorry. It has been one of THOSE weeks. As you noticed, my little mini-sharpei has had some surgery. Without explaining too far, just know she is doing well, but we are still awaiting results of two lumps that had to be removed. Nervous… Continue reading ~if we were having coffee~

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Embracing Intention~

Life blows along with various degrees of wind force. There are days of gentle breezes, days of stillness and then there are those days. Those filled with hurricane intensity. The steadiness factor is always a crap-shoot. I am an emotional being, and by that, I mean I truly let my emotions rule me. It is… Continue reading Embracing Intention~

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Looking up~

Seems to me that we are a species which is a bit unaware. I have watched people, at the beach, in the mall, out walking, or in the park…they look straight ahead, or downward. Sometimes, they even look at the person to whom they are speaking, although this is increasingly rare. For the most part,… Continue reading Looking up~