John, Penny, and I¬†enjoyed a beautiful Easter weekend with our good friends Cesar and Ivan, and their dog, Luc. Penny and Luc had a lot of fun together, and we spent time at home, walking in the sunshine, going to church, dyeing Easter eggs, and cooking multiple meals at home.  


Sacred Spaces

Tonight John and I went to "Sacred Spaces" at our church, Grace Chapel. Staff have lovingly turned common spaces inside our church into miniature sanctuaries. Natural elements such as fibrous netting, real flowers and plants, trickling water, stones, and sparkling lights, along with other props, have been creatively staged to add a soothing, unique feel … Continue reading Sacred Spaces

Southwest Chicken Salad

This is a favorite in our home. I make it at least once every two weeks. It's easy to prepare and tastes delicious. Serves two. Ingredients Salad (preferably dark or red full-bodied lettuce leaves, butter lettuce, spinach, and/or arugula) 2-3 Teaspoons of Olive oil 1/2 Pound of chicken (cubed) 1 Yellow onion Pinch of salt … Continue reading Southwest Chicken Salad

Drinking tea and planting – Sunday is a day of rest and renewal

Two of my favorite past times on the weekend are drinking hot tea, and tending to my indoor plants. I like to plant seeds, clippings that are rooting and ready for soil ("rootlings"), full-grown plants, rescues from the nursery or nearest big-box store, and trimming or watering my existing houseplants. I also love to give … Continue reading Drinking tea and planting – Sunday is a day of rest and renewal

Cinnamon Red Nails! – self care and enjoyment

Hello Friends! I like to paint my nails every couple of weeks (sometimes every few months if I'm giving my nails a break from nail polish). It is a fun and relaxing way for me to unwind, care for myself, and do something special and artistic. I chose a medium shade of red - a … Continue reading Cinnamon Red Nails! – self care and enjoyment