SOOOO… my husband wants a bunker. Yes. Even as we live in Florida and his rather elaborate blueprints feature underground assemblages. He is animate this time, and frankly, I am quite unsure how to feel about it. The man has always wanted something similar since he prefers anything ‘off the grid’, protective, and apparently without… Continue reading Building that bunker~
The past weeks have been filled with family connections. My children are grown and most live far away…but we had three of them under my roof, TOGETHER, many times this week. My emotions ran from glee to melancholy even as I was determined to be strong, light, and present in each moment. Knowing the day… Continue reading Staying on Point~
Once upon a time~ I lived in a cute little cottage, small but quite charming. This was my porch…My day was filled with visions of seashells, ocean tides, and palm tree fronds. I had this dream, which I coaxed and cossetted for years (18 yrs, to be exact) that one day I would be surrounded… Continue reading ~Back to being accountable~
Last week, before Irma hit, this fragile beauty peaked between greenery. Of course, now, the bushes are stripped, sticks-bare, brown..But the beauty remains when I close my eyes. Folks, we were lucky…we were. I am intensely aware of those that weren’t so fortunate, and my heart aches for their daily struggles. We can only keep… Continue reading Complaint-free Zone~
If we were having coffee this weekend…I would brag about this sage tree…(Are they trees?). This one is and lives on my patio. It blooms periodically, actually quite frequently which surprises me. It serves two purposes..one it attracts bees (we know this is good!) and it serves to make me aware. See, I don’t know… Continue reading Our weekend coffee~ the sage
via Daily Prompt: Volume The sea serves my hopes with splendid abundance, encouraging my dreams, comforting my fears. Perfection in volumes of earth, salt, shell, and sand to caress my anxiety.
“There will be NO snakes!” The perpetually smiling realtor assured us from the covered lanai. “Um, are you positively SURE?”. The words flew out of my mouth, even though I was trying hard to be upbeat and excited. We were shopping for a place to settle into for a year or more and having a… Continue reading Landing Spot~