Friday 9.19.2014

I am glad it is Friday.This week we had our very first rain after going through most of the year without even a dark cloud.  I was sitting outside on an unusually warm Wednesday night when the wind picked up, clouds rolled in and it reminded me of what happens back in Columbus, Ohio right […]

L'automne est arrivé

I have always loved the autumn season.  The temperature cools, the leaves change color and a new chapter opens.The year begins with a rebirth of sorts, recognized by a litany of New Year’s pledges and the excitement of having passed midway through the ice and chill of winter.  Before long the grass starts to grow, […]

Living a magical life

As I get older and more set into my routines I find that life loses a little bit of luster.  New experiences become less frequent and the activities I’m used to become a little less enjoyable.  Then I look at my son and see how he is excited about pretty much everything.  Everything is new […]


As I was watering a plant in the garden a humming bird came and started to drink. I remained still and kept the water pouring at a steady slow stream. The humming bird then landed and took a shower. He then left and right after his magnificent friend came for a drink and a shower. […]