A Roasted Chicken Dinner for Us and Another To-Go for Comfort…

  On this particular Sunday morning, Victor and I prepared a roasted chicken dinner for us and for a family member who was in great need of comfort…You can see in these pictures the stages of the preparations…On the left is the cleaned chicken in a large 12″X20″ disposable aluminum pan for packing up, I put an orange in the cavity, before tieing up the … Continue reading A Roasted Chicken Dinner for Us and Another To-Go for Comfort…

An Ordinary Window Turned into a Calming Plant Window…

So I live in a historic area close to the center of town…the homes are close together and close to the street…I love it because we can just walk to restaurants, stores and theatre…However, we do need our privacy and I wanted natural light coming into our kitchen…Although the house next door is a beautiful brick antique (nice to look at), my neighbors can look … Continue reading An Ordinary Window Turned into a Calming Plant Window…

65 and Busy??? My Plan for More Time…

Who would have known that when you reach your 60s, you’d be busier than ever???  Not me!!!  I thought I would have plenty of time to travel, be with my children and grandchildren, cultivate those friendships and exercise that are so important for wellbeing and longevity…Well, I’m not about to let time keep me from being with the ones I love, travel and exercise…It takes … Continue reading 65 and Busy??? My Plan for More Time…

Crunch or Love

Ok, so we’re crazy busy right now, wrapping, cooking, cleaning, last minute shopping… the Crunch is on!!!  It just might help to change our perspective, who are we wrapping, cooking, cleaning, shopping for?  Our Loved ones, whether our family and/or friends. When we are doing these tasks try to do them lovingly with these people in mind,  things don’t have to be perfect, they will … Continue reading Crunch or Love

Thankfulness: A Young Mother’s Perspective and an Older Mother’s Perspective…

Gina’s Thankful Turkeys, nice to copy for your children, grandchildren or great grandchildren…   Gina, a young mother, reflects on Thanksgiving.   She wrote this separate from my reflection and when we shared with each other, we were in awe that they both complemented the other… This time of year, talk inevitably turns to thankfulness. Well, thankfulness and food! I teach yoga to elementary students … Continue reading Thankfulness: A Young Mother’s Perspective and an Older Mother’s Perspective…