Band of Gold

While many items have made the rounds even before I welcome them into our nest, I select them because they rouse my curiosity and perhaps chance that the curios grow fortuitously onto my three not-so-little bears no more. Our renowned … Continue reading

Fiesta Magic

It’s the twinkling in a blink of any eye,heralding in another magical new year.Hip, hip hurray to a new far richer and more beguiling year than ever before known,one where open hearts are the normand a reason for bunting appears … Continue reading

Gently Down the Stream

Gently Down the Stream

Merrily, merrily, merrily life is but a dream. This wasn’t your conventional get-together to celebrate another year growing all the more wiser. No, this one not only provided a small-scale horse for every guest of comparable height to ride but … Continue reading

I Gave It a Good Try, Didn’t I?

I Gave It a Good Try, Didn’t I?

No longer can I compromise for the sake of hollow promises. To think I turned the better parts of me inside out—my heart, my spirit and my mind all for the sake of the make-believe you so frantically keep alive, … Continue reading

Love

Love

It makes the world go round…will we ever allow for this life-altering experience? It’s steadfast one, indeed worth the devotion that palpates us at the cellular level. I am all for a fiesta to celebrate love just because.  I suppose … Continue reading

Not So Macabre Afternoon

Not So Macabre Afternoon

Despite the enthusiasm for Halloween horror or kitsch by my youngest Halloween enthusiast, we kept our surfaces simple and bright. Our sugar pumpkins will most likely stick around for some time until I’m pressured to swarm the nest with Christmas … Continue reading

Still

Baby bear responds to a shelling of questions about her age, “free,” she says proudly. Sometimes she fires back impulsively before she even hears the question and throws off her interrogator. After her forty-five-minute class the instructor asked me if … Continue reading

Viva la Summer Birthday!

Every week we scheduled in our, for the most part laid-back, July calendar a time to gather with friends and family to share cake with the honorary birthday star. The first week fifteen of us reposed on straw-woven tavern chairs … Continue reading

Fiesta Anyone?

How about this setting for a soiree? I pranced across this magical place on one of my LB garden walks https://www.facebook.com/LagunaNursery, yet another nook and cranny to discover along the craggy cliffs of Laguna. This particular finding was tucked away … Continue reading