Homemade donuts

Covid has resulted in all sorts of weird supply chain issues. One of those has been the disappearance of our usual gluten-free muffin mix from the grocery store. While we wait for case to arrive ...

Lilies

I think playing Animal Crossing has given me a new appreciation for lilies! They have all just burst into bloom around the neighborhood, and I just love the variety of color when I’m out for ...

Cherries

Cherries are my very favorite fruit … and although life during the Covid-19 pandemic is not a bowl full of cherries at the moment, it’s still a pleasure to enjoy the season!

Happy rocks

There is a small group of families that paints rocks and puts them around the neighborhood. The designs vary a lot but they always make me smile when I’m out for a walk.

Homemade latte

A beautiful homemade latte, made with cashew milk. A super special thing for me, since it’s been about six years that I could have coffee or nuts on a regular basis. I made the cashew ...

New growth

My mom brought some cuttings for me when she came for Thanksgiving, and a couple of months later I finally got around to planting them. This guys seems pretty happy now – I’m excited to ...

Spring blooms

It is such a pleasure to watch the changes in our garden as the days go by.  I think it’s so important to see the beauty, to appreciate the incremental changes, and to realize that ...

Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring amidst a global pandemic.  I find myself seeking out beauty (however small) to stay positive during these dark days.  March 2020.

OMEBs

Reading the Smith College alumnae magazine, and I came across this acronym.  OMEB – Ordinary Moments of Extraordinary Bliss.  I love it, and I’m going to spread the word (literally).