Awaken Your Magic…

Every day I consciously look for moments of magic in the midst of my often busy, sometimes crazy, day. I hope my moments inspire you to look for your own…

Seeking Holiday Perfection?

  “If Everything was Perfect, You Would Never Learnand You Would Never Grow.” Beyonce Knowles The December issue of Country Living Magazine is sitting on my kitchen counter. On the cover there’s a pretty white farmhouse. In front of the house sits an old mint-green truck with a freshly cut Christmas tree on top. Every […]

Traveling – The Magic of Holding a Vision

Ever since Tucker left for his Gap year in England, I’d been counting down the days till our visit. In anticipation, I either wrote down, or said the following Intention out loud every day: “I am so delighted that our trip to England to visit Tucker was Magical and full of Ease and Joy.” Keep […]

Father’s Dad Tribute

A few weeks back, I shared a Mother’s Day tribute post. So with the arrival of Father’s Day, and my Dad’s birthday  being just around the corner, I thought back on one of my most special Dad memories. My Dad’s birthday is on the 4th of July. For years we woke to the mixture of him blasting John […]

My Boy’s Journey to Manhood

As my 18-year-old son prepares to graduate from high school in just a couple of weeks, a stroll down memory lane led to this piece I’d written six years ago. There’s such magic in seeing the connection between those boyhood moments and his emergence into manhood… When Tucker was a little guy, he’d fashion fishing poles out of sticks and […]

On Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve been thinking about my role as Mom and wondering what childhood memories will really stand out for my kids as they grow older. I assumed it would be those really extraordinary times, the ones that take lots of planning and big effort… The trips into Boston to the Museum of […]

Why I Wake Early

Years ago, a dear friend introduced me to the gorgeous poetry of Mary Oliver. Although I adore so many of her poems, one in particular provided inspiration then, and has done so for many years since. And this beautiful spring morning was no exception. My hubby and I were both awake at 5:45. “How about a walk?” […]

…did you discover any moments of magic today?

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