May 23, 2014

friday philosophy #10

Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

September 20, 2013

an apple a day

I haven’t been back to my trail since the day a took this picture. It’s been too long and I’ve been too busy and once again, exercise has taken the backseat to life. And I keep promising myself I won’t let that happen, only to find that two or three weeks have passed and there I am, wondering where time went, again.

The older I get, the more precious time becomes, and though this shouldn’t be a giant revelation, it feels like it keeps getting harder and harder to fit everything in that I want to accomplish. I’m learning to be more careful with the ways I spend my time, trying to find ways to do it all.

An apple a day, small doses of maintenance, small parts of hours or days devoted to what must be done, mixed in with what I want to do.

Sometimes this works, and other days, there is simply too must that must be done. But I am grateful for all of it, the busy times, the rainy days, the I-can’t-get-aways. And I keep moving forward one step at a time, picking my way through that apple strewn path, careful not to twist an ankle.

There is food right before me. Nourishment. And none of it is picture perfect. But it’s all beautiful. Sometimes you just have to find the right angle of view. It takes 60 seconds to eat an apple, but a whole year to grow one.

Those are little rubies of time laying there on the ground, food for the taking.

Delicious fuel.

And there is still more to walking to be done.


Wishing you a weekend of beauty.





February 22, 2013

friday philosophy #9

February 8, 2013

friday philosophy #8


some days,

you just have to

go ahead

and count them


(sweet birds by the lovely elk)


November 28, 2012


It was the best birthday, ever.

Because it was filled with love.

And gratitude.

And who needs anything more than that?

Wishing you a Wednesday filled with love.


p.s. My son got me this cover for the iPad my husband got me, and it’s silly
how much I am in love with it. Or maybe not silly at all.

I have the best family and friends, ever.
Thanks so much to all of you.

October 12, 2012

friday philosophy #7




Wishing you a Friday filled with music.


January 6, 2012

friday philosophy #4


sometimes it’s good

to just let life

swirl around you.