The Great Division

The Great Division

As my fellow Hellenes gather around for the festivities, a great divide among family and friends reveals itself on tables all around the globe. The ones in favor of melomakarona and those in favor of kourambiedes. Two unshakeable faiths, each … Continue reading

JackPot

JackPot

Someone hit the jackpot today. Kumquat kombucha and a dreamland of snow that didn’t melt away. It’s the first she has seen that’s more than a dusting and lived to tell the next day. A pristine, crisp new landscape to … Continue reading

Sunlight,

Sunlight,

it’s scarce up north. Sunsets beneath a down-covered duvet of clouds are more prominent these days. There’s a bit of sunlight left as I strolled (others sprinted) along this pond, that can barely recall summer. Star struck by this infrequent … Continue reading

Little Green Jackets

Little Green Jackets

We are deep into the fall here, but these little guys want to shed their adorable tiny jackets. I like their spirit, but my blood runs thin and I have my merino base layers on now. Wishing you warmth and … Continue reading

A Glowing Welcome

A Glowing Welcome

A quiet magic of November can be found everywhere. As boisterous as 2020 has been, as an influx of illusions continue to ensue, mind your reaction, and instead reclaim your stillness within your body and on this Earth. Most of … Continue reading

Propagating

Propagating

without seeds requires a bit of time and space, but not a lot of surveillance. There are clippings rooting throughout my nest all of which are capable with only some water, sometimes not even that much effort if you’re propagating … Continue reading

Sing With Me

In the twilight hours with no other sounds around, the sparkle of Christmas kindles in our hearts.I can’t help but wonder of some of the mystery that eludes us as time goes on. Remember the one from our childhood dreams … Continue reading

A Wabi-Sabi Welcome for Thirteen

Yes, a baker’s dozen we were, some drove hundreds of miles while others just a few to gather, giggle and gobble up all thirteen dishes made in our nest (except for the gelato.)I had no other choice but to embrace … Continue reading

Just Waiting

When the orange is gone, the yellow and the pink that swiftly follow suit, you hope to see a little of the remaining green under that first white blanket like magic that drifted in on tiptoes one by one while … Continue reading

Light, Airy and Remarkable

…flakes drifting from the heavens astounded my little bears just a couple of nights ago. While I was yearning for a wild and beautiful adventure outdoors, I was thinking more of the lines of pathless woods where society would not … Continue reading