Taking the scenic path

Two years ago I moved from Chicago which is well known for beautiful cityscapes to the Rocky Mountains which is equally well known for its breathtaking landscapes. Today, as I reflect upon my daughter’s wedding yesterday, the second daughter to be married this year, and my own birthday, I’m definitely thinking about what path IContinue reading “Taking the scenic path”

Creekside hiking with Charlie

Charlie and I enjoy exploring trails and hiking along a creek is fun for both of us. Charlie loves being able to get a drink along the way. Sometimes he cools his paws in the shallow edges but when his friends go for a swim, he won’t jump in. Today there was a log thatContinue reading “Creekside hiking with Charlie”

Writing Date

I don’t typically write about my own writing in my blog so indulge me, if you will. Today a friend who is a very accomplished author with wonderful habits and rituals came for a writing date. She explained how she infuses fun in her daily life and writing process. We visited for a while andContinue reading “Writing Date”

Winter Solstice Reflections

Winter arrived in the Rocky Mountains this morning with a gentle blanket of snow. Today, Winter Solstice marks the shortest day, the welcoming of winter. A quote from John Steinbeck, “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?” Solstice acrostic Snow and darkness On this day weContinue reading “Winter Solstice Reflections”