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.
I had today off from work, as it was Good Friday. I spent a peaceful day at home, relaxing with our dog Penny, and taking her on a long walk around the neighborhood. I sent John this photo from our walk while he was at work, as it captured the beauty and refreshment of the … Continue reading Good Friday
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
Spotted this pair of purple crocuses coming up in our neighborhood. They are growing under a stand of pine trees, growing up through the soft, fallen needles.
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
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
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