Category Archives: thoughts

Camomilla

Abruzzo, Italy Within our first few days in Abruzzo, we picked fresh camomilla flowers to dry to later enjoy in a cup of boiling water. The joy in being a part of nearly each step in the process of my … Continue reading

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stuck

Abruzzo, Italy I’m not a fan of spiders in the least but I do admire their craftiness. Photographing spiderwebs is pretty cool and very easily you become mesmerized trying to work out the intricate designs.  I do appreciate them more … Continue reading

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among the wildflowers

Abruzzo, Italy Summers in Italy are magical. The beauty of the land, the smell of the sea, the calm to small town life. Plugging ourselves into Italian life, even for a short while, will remain with me. Also helps to … Continue reading

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Rupi Kaur

“And here you are living despite it all”

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the sun still shines

As a child I cowered from the sights and sounds of a thunderstorm, but as I’ve grown I have learned to appreciate them.  I love a good thunderstorm, the sky grumbling all around me, the flashes of lightening and the … Continue reading

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finding beauty in gloomy days

It seems as if Spring will show its blooming face, we are teased with the sun’s rays shining on our arms, we wake to birds chirping a pleasant tune as they gather twigs for their nests and the bright blue … Continue reading

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Taking flight

My oldest found a ladybug on our stone wall and made sure I was being careful with it as I snapped some pictures.  Her and I watched as the ladybug stayed put, crept along the stone wall and eventually took … Continue reading

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