Monday was the day Trevor and I celebrated 11-years together, following our 7th wedding anniversary on Sunday. It’s a very special day, and so I decided to take the weekend off writing and creativity to simply spend time with my husband. Not that I feel I need to justify my missed post on Monday, but … Continue reading November is my favorite time of year.
Last year, we went on a foliage tour of central and northeastern Pennsylvania. It came at the perfect time because I'd just come out of a month-long occipital neuralgia flare up, during which I'd been cocooned in my bed with our blackout curtains pulled for the majority of the month; I needed sunshine, fresh air, … Continue reading Ricketts Glen in Autumn.
Since the beginning of October I've started my day breathing in fresh air. In the mornings I open our large sliding door and welcome in a rush of cool autumn air, while taking in the view of the fog-enveloped valley below that peeks at me through the trees. Trevor and I have three cats who love … Continue reading It’s already the end of October.
Autumn sunsets are filled with such comfort. Maybe its the gentle glow of the sun as it dips below the purple mountains on the horizon, or, maybe its the sweet stillness we experience here on top of the mountain I live on. Whatever the reason, I'm grateful for the sweet slow-burn of a fall sunset. … Continue reading How wonderful it can be to let go.
All signs of summer have gone from the place that I live in Pennsylvania. There is no more grueling and humid heat, no more mosquitos, and no more breathtakingly vibrant sunsets. Instead the trees are starting to turn bright shades of green, yellow, orange and red. The sun casts a golden hue around us while the … Continue reading Fall is a time to nurture my mind and my soul.