Week 27: Gratitude

For the 52-week photography challenge. Week 27:  Inspiration: Gratitude “What are you grateful for? Show us.” I’m grateful for a fantastic weekend spent with Shane, the kids and our dogs.  We enjoyed a 15 mile canoe trip down Sugar Creek along with camping and hiking at Shades State Park in Indiana.  Time spent in nature…

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Anticipating Spring

Drumming my fingers on my desk I look outside.  The sun is shining.  It looks warm outside.  But it is not.  With the average highs ranging from the lower 40s to mid-50s I am awaiting consistent temperatures in the 60s and 70s.  (All temperatures are in Fahrenheit.)  Over the last few weeks we have had…

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Dealing With the Unexpected

A few weeks ago we faced a potential difficult situation.  With limited information we were unsure how this would affect our daily living.   When this happened it reminded me why I practice yoga and why I meditate daily. Both are beneficial but especially helpful in navigating life’s challenges and our chosen paths. My theme for…

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Learning to Appreciating Winter

As we await signs of spring in the northern hemisphere, I reflect on winter.  While most of us are not fans of colder weather, I try to find the positive in the winter.  Like everyone else I would prefer to be in shorts and sandals.  However, winter is a time of rest, renewal, and dormancy…

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