Beads of Bubbling Amber

Beads of Bubbling Amber

How does it get any better than a little homemade maple syrup to top it off? Have you made deliberate efforts of recompense for just being yourself? Someone deserves a brew with benevolent sweet drops from a gray fissured bark … Continue reading

An Incredible Art of Catharsis

An Incredible Art of Catharsis

Stories untold, clearing outIn the shadow, embracesIn the light, releasesOn every page, a voiceOnce curbed, now saidWhat to do withpain,plenty,pleasure,envyelegance?The new and living way, en route. So the story goes—making room for the unexpected, can’t say it feels pretty but … Continue reading

A Kind of Blue

A Kind of Blue

Sip, savor, take note and repeat. It’s what I usually do with this cup filled with a nuanced, creamy, aromatic brew that is nourishing on so many levels. Today it’s especially magical for it’s a glow with an aura of … Continue reading

Summer Quench

Summer Quench

Wherever we find ourselves, we take notice of the extraordinary in the ordinary. This distinct concoction, perhaps a twice and often times thrice a month treat, at our spot of comfort and otherwise wildly curious locale had us from our … Continue reading

Me and My Loves

Me and My Loves

I was with my other love a few minutes ago. I posted about both my loves a few squares back, twenty-four to be exact. The thing about them, they are not only reliable but consistent. It’s a scorcher out there … Continue reading

Full Blown Romance.

Full Blown Romance.

This morning, with her, having coffee – Johnny Cash when asked for his description of paradise. All the work that matters is for moments like these found in the simplest of our twinkling flashes between beings. Take time to create … Continue reading

Closing Time

Thrilled to be with you again steamy maple latte. You are so precious swooshing and swirling in your ceramic vessel at closing time and ever so more delicious in me. I’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting for you. Prayer … Continue reading

Reading My Tea Leaves

Reading My Tea Leaves

Storms inevitably roll into our lives. An astute captain knows when the time arrives to raise anchor, lower the sails, and ride out the storm. “Into this house we’re bornInto this world we’re thrownLike a dog without at boneAn Actor … Continue reading

Big Shot

Big Shot

I found a spot that serves the most incredible coffee presented in delightful clay vessels. The mastery starts with a slurry of maple syrup, then the barista does his magic with the right amount of water pressure filtering through finely-ground … Continue reading

Desperately Seeking Me

Desperately Seeking Me

At first, I thought there to be two little birds, but turns out it was the same robin drumming at my window, desperately trying to tell me something. I cracked the door ajar just enough to invite her in yet … Continue reading