This is my favorite time of year. The weather outside is crisp and cool, which makes me grateful for the intermittent presence of the sun. It must be the bright illumination juxtaposed with the dullness of the season that draws me into a reflective space. I love to sit in the fall, perched on the […]


There is so much to be thankful for in this life and also much to mourn.  My life is like the ocean, just as I’m reaching the shore, I feel the power of the opposing motion, pulling me back.  I try to pay attention to the good things, focus on the blessings, but it seems […]


The air is crisp and cool this morning, so I run in and grab a quilt out of the basket in the family room, returning to my favorite chair facing the magnificent magnolia tree, deeply rooted to the west of the yard. I love welcoming the morning from this quiet space, when everyone is sound […]