“There were times over the years when life was not easy, but if you’re working a few hours a day and you’ve got a good book to read, and you can go outside to the beach and dig for clams, you’re okay.” ~ Mary Oliver Beach Dreamin’ While things are beginning to open back up, much to my everlasting sadness ….
Life is to short to stay in a bubble. Travel. Explore. Experience. And if not you can always read about it here.
Sharing the outdoors with my nephews and niece and creative ways to play outside with kiddos.
“Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place.”~ Scott Peters Happy Earth Day! Happy Earth Day friends! Though honestly I am posting this with just an hour to spare…ooops. It has been fifty years of celebrating Mother Nature and This year is a little different, since ….
“I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.” ~ Ashley Tisdale Christmas in the South It is no secret how much I love the South. From South Carolina to the Georgia Islands, it is my happy place. (Yes, there IS a place aside from New ….
“The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.” ~ Rumi All The Fall Things I admit I was not ready to welcome autumn. Part of it was I hate the cold, and the other part is that I ….
“I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, ‘There’s no place like New York. It’s the most exciting city in the world now. That’s the way it is. That’s it.’ ” ~ Robert De Niro Happy Heart I don’t know if I can put into words how happy writing this post even ….
“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” ~ Henry Rollins Hello September How is it we are already in September? Where did summer go? I know I always say that, but I truly feel like it was just yesterday I was stressing the eff out as I ….
“The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” ~ Henry Beston Cape Elizabeth I have written extensively about my love affair with the Maine Coast. I could go on and on until I bore you to tears, unless you ….
“I love dessert. All kinds. But there’s something about ice cream that makes me happy. I am drawn to its simplicity. I am perplexed by the endless supply of constantly growing flavor options. And I am always in the mood for sprinkles and a sugar cone.” ~ Rachel Nichols National Something Day Hello beautiful readers! Have we all recovered from ….
“I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.” ….