Love to Garden: Sprouts

It’s really a joy to grow things yourself, harvest and enjoy eating them. Or to simply revel in the beauty of flowers you planted and grew on your own. This spring, besides planting seedlings for my garden, I got the idea to try sprouting. I forgot how much I love sprouts. I haven't bought them... Continue Reading →

50 years…wiser?

It won't be long now until I  pass what is considered a major milestone – turning 50 years old. It’s kind of unreal to think that I am that old…that in fact I likely have fewer days in front of me than behind me. It doesn’t feel any different, actually, other than it hurts when... Continue Reading →

Time Marches On

When I was younger, I am sure I scoffed at “older” people who talked about time passing quickly. After all, I couldn’t wait to go to high school. I couldn’t wait to turn 16 so I could drive. I couldn’t wait to be 18 to go to the bar. I couldn’t wait to be done... Continue Reading →

Today is the best day

One of the best ways to fully enjoy life is to live in the present moment. This is not an easy task. There are always things to think about – lists for shopping, chores, planning for tomorrow. Or I look back on the past with regrets or sadness. I miss someone. I miss an aspect of... Continue Reading →

Happiness part two

Everyone wants to be happy. We search for ways to be happy. But do we take time to reflect on our happiness, what truly makes us happy, and practice the gratefulness that makes us happy? Living in Mexico has altered my perception of happiness. I have visited city neighbourhoods where people have dirt floors and... Continue Reading →

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