Health, Inspiration, poetry, Revision, Self Care, Staycations

A Bargain Way to Refresh, Renew, and Revive Yourself

Hello, I've been in the midst of digesting an editorial letter on a manuscript I sent in for editing. The information was a lot to process and there's a ton of work in front of me. I've felt overwhelmed with the task of rewriting and revision. Feeling overwhelmed happens to all of us. Sometimes it's… Continue reading A Bargain Way to Refresh, Renew, and Revive Yourself

Healing, Health, poetry, Self Care, tough times, Wisdom

What to Do When You Don’t Feel Safe

This has been a frightening week, interspersed with personal trying periods, and a need to bury my head for a couple of hours at a time. My daughter texted me after the tragedy in Nice, France.   I hated that she felt unsafe. I hated that I couldn't stretch my arms across 1,000 miles and… Continue reading What to Do When You Don’t Feel Safe

Inspiration, poetry, Travel

The Inspiration of a Beautiful Garden

  On any trip I take I try to find a garden, whether a tiny patch of flowers in someone's front yard or a botanical garden where I can get lost, inside my head and on the trail. So I took the road less traveled between scratching shrubs, dirt, and rock, where spiny pine needles… Continue reading The Inspiration of a Beautiful Garden

Inspiration, Nature

A Beautiful Garden of Monarch Butterflies

Welcome, June. I'm enjoying the longer days, slightly warmer weather, and the discoveries in my new garden. The two milkweed plants in the backyard attracted Monarch butterflies which I enjoyed watching last month as they danced above the blossoms and ducked into the leaves. After pulling a few weeds, I stopped to admire the Milkweed's… Continue reading A Beautiful Garden of Monarch Butterflies