Full Moon

Full Moon

I love it when our sky is clear enough for us to see the moon. Growing up in eastern Washington there were few nights when you couldn’t see it. Every night I was provided with a new viewpoint as the moon waxed and waned.   Here in western Washington, once in a while,...
Imagine

Imagine

This month my focus is peace. It happens that I was in NYC in September and visited Strawberry Fields in Central Park where the John Lennon memorial is located. Imagine is one of my favorite peace poems. Imagine Imagine there’s no countriesIt isn’t hard to doNothing...
Time to make soup!

Time to make soup!

The leaves are turning colors, the air is crisp, fall is here and it is time to make soup. One of my favorite soups is Rachael Ray’s Chicken Soup with Lemon. Simple and yummy,  the lemon just lifts the flavor.  I often double the recipe and freeze rest for...
Contentment

Contentment

You have heard me talk about contentment, Santosa, over the last few weeks. It is something I am always thinking about in my own life. When am I content? At the top of my list is holding my dog and walks with my husband. What knocks me out of it? Having too much on my...
Summer sun

Summer sun

When we think of summer we often think of vacation, relaxation, swimming and, of course, being in the sun! The sun has long been revered in many cultures. Historically, this was most evident in India where people would pay homage to the sun with physical movement....