Hummingbird

It's interesting, and oftentimes curious, just how significant something small and unassuming can become in our every day life merely by its unexpected presence. The same can be said about something such as a splinter, but this post is about something much more beautiful, elegant, and delightful: a hummingbird. Symbolism doesn't play a huge part … Continue reading Hummingbird

Five Good Things Right Now

Happy New Year! A new year is under way, which is certainly cause for celebration! Another year to live, learn, grow, love, experience, and to just be. By the way, rather than January 1st, I actually use my birthday as the starting point of a "new year," because it makes sense to me that way. … Continue reading Five Good Things Right Now

Saudade

โ€œThe Portuguese call it saudade: a longing for something so indefinite as to be indefinable. Love affairs, miseries of life, the way things were, people already dead, those who left and the ocean that tossed them on the shores of a different land โ€” all things born of the soul that can only be felt.โ€ … Continue reading Saudade

Let’s Get This Three Day Weekend Started

Today starts a 3-day weekend here in America for Labor Day! The hammock, under an old pecan tree in my backyard, is beckoning me and I shall answer its call. The piles of laundry that need washing? They can wait. The students' math tests that I brought home to grade? Maybe I'll get around to … Continue reading Let’s Get This Three Day Weekend Started