Summer Plunge

Summer Plunge

Happy summer launch to all in the Northern Hemisphere…may it be dreamy and yummy! Guessing from the thistles swaying alongside roadsides, I think there may be a touchpoint or two that we will be dancing in the sweet honeysuckle breezes … Continue reading

Rites of Summer

Rites of Summer

It’s not officially summer yet but boy are we playing like it is. Water fun is an undoubtedly anticipated sign of summer, a rite of passage into the season of sun filled days of outdoor adventures. Watching my brood take … Continue reading

How to Keep Cool

One day you will look back and realize you worried too much about things that don’t really matter. On this day of rising heat, what matters is keeping cool in our wormhole and whistling a tune where we are increasingly … Continue reading

A Place to Hide

A Place to Hide

This little acorn is an avid hide and seek player, assured she is completely invisible yet geared up to screech in delight when my hands loom inches away from her anticipating the squeeze. This kind of purity and transparency is … Continue reading

Piggy Back Pals

Piggy Back Pals

Their only goal: having a blast. Okay sometimes it’s about who is the strongest but in the end, there is always laughter with these two. Currently among her circle of pals, she is the only girl. The companionship between whomever … Continue reading

In the Zone

In the Zone

Nothing like the carefree play of this age—the freedom of no cellular connectivity. It’s the decades before 2000, the street kid mentality in me trying to make a comeback. With only a land line, we were nearly impossible to find … Continue reading

Time to Play

Time to Play

It may be well to pause in this space, especially this season where the rays penetrate more directly without the fullness of summer-filled trees that swallow up the golden light. It’s an encouraging spot for adoration as I remind the … Continue reading

Carefree and at Play

Carefree and at Play

I have a thing for harmony and fair well in harmonious environments. Aren’t we all at the very least a bit more affable when things are balanced? It’s no wonder things are in a tizzy with the consistent frenetic messages … Continue reading

Forming Letters

What do we do when we come across a glowing pink façade? We use it as a living canvass and spell out our name with our torso and limbs, twisting, torquing and stretching. It’s a good thing we are flexible, … Continue reading

Speaking of Sweet Things

We’re into the walkie talkies these days. While the wall is the only thing that separates us at the moment, it’s amusing to sing a song or two from across the other side. And while I can’t carry a tune … Continue reading