chocolate pancakes

School started back up (in Florida) and pretty soon it will be “Fall”…it will still be 75 degrees, but we’ll all pretend it’s not. We’ll switch from ice tea/coffee to hot pumpkin chai whatevers, ditch the flip flops for boots (short and tall), then change out our chachkis (tiny gourd, anyone?) We tend to be…

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downtown

This was the song I sang (quite poorly) to myself today while I was trying to figure out what to do with that extra hour we got from Daylight Savings time or as I like to call it…the “the only reason I am on-time for work this week” time. Since inktober ended I’ve been catching…

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I’m gonna be

When my chronic inflammation gets the best of me, and even with my careful diet and avoiding stress it does still get me, I have a plan in place for dealing with it. Sounds funny to say that pain is something you get used to, but you do. Generally, a flare up can last 2…

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hey there, pumpkin

I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables How adorable is this teeny tiny pumpkin? It’s my most favorite pumpkin ever. I might paint or glitter it or something, not sure yet. It was a beautiful day yesterday and this morning I was wide…

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as you wish

DEER

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.

Henry David Thoreau
image credit:  C. Overfield

fall for you

I’m sure I have mentioned about 100 times that I live in Florida. The no-weather-is-good-weather state. We do actually get weather but not the traditional change of seasons. I was in my backyard the other day and it was “sprinkling” pinky-orange leaves, it was very pretty. It’s not chilly at all, but lately in the…

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