Category Archives: Inspiration

Focus on Spring

     Mid-February in PA gets to be a time of transition.  Snow, sleet and ice still cover the ground but intermittent bouts of higher temps and seeing the ground below provide the hope for spring to come. This weekend’s … Continue reading

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This, too, shall pass.

This morning’s temperature in my back yard is 24…quite balmy compared to the sub-zero temps we’ve had over the past week.  Thursday morning started out at 9 below zero, not including the warnings created by the wind chills estimated at … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Morning Ritual?

Little Miss Abby and I have a few morning rituals to get our day started. First, Abby likes an energy (Reiki) massage.  She’ll talk to me, following me around  while I’m making my green tea until I sit on the … Continue reading

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What We See

What do you see here? I see an aging cat who still loves playing.  Every Christmas this little one decides she likes the bags more than the contents. What I also see is a feline who has gotten herself stuck…stuck … Continue reading

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The Fire Within

Today’s outing on the canal left me wanting more. Yes, it was windy and 45 degrees but for a January day in Pennsylvania, THAT is great! Too much work and not enough daylight made me a self-created prisoner in my … Continue reading

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Always we hope…

     Happy New Year 2019! Many people use January 1 as a time to make resolutions and I’m no exception. This year I had no idea what that would be until this morning when I sat in my recliner … Continue reading

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Walking in Another’s Shoes

     You always know when you need another pair of shoes.  Less than a year old, these sneakers have seen better days.  They’ve put on a lot of miles, done a lot of outdoor work and earned their keep … Continue reading

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Fruits of Our Gardens

I planted some wildflower seeds earlier this year, seeds that were supposed to attract hummingbirds and songbirds. Since I had just put a couple inches of soil down on top of old soil, I wasn’t sure what was going to … Continue reading

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Taking the Leap

I heard a commotion through my open window one early afternoon.  It wasn’t the normal noises ducks and ducklings make, but more of an urgent quacking.  I heard that once before when a mama duck squawked boisterously when a red … Continue reading

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10-Minute Changes

Miss Abby takes a break after 10 minutes of playing with her toys. Abby taught me a valuable lesson about using your time for the things that are important to you. As I washed my dishes, I realized it only … Continue reading

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