Starting Your Day With Warmth

How many of you beautiful people are morning people? Not me, at least not historically. Interestingly, I've been waking up before the alarm chimes most mornings. Why would you do such a thing? As someone who used to linger in the comfort of bed as long as possible, I can appreciate all the dissenting voices. …

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Do You Need This?

Soy latte in hand--a hot liquid celebration--I was enjoying a leisurely browse through an assortment of pretty things. A metallic pink train case! Small palettes could go here, pencils there, brushes over there, and this compartment would be perfect for creams.... "Do you need this?" A small boy's hands appeared on either side of the …

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Be Mindful, Baby

I feel it slipping through my fingers -- a split second too late. *Smash* My cell phone hits the concrete, in slow motion. Noooo! Pieces scatter across the sidewalk. Filled with trepidation, I turn it over.  We have light.  I hold a hopeful breath..?  We have images.  Click.  Almost afraid to look... "Switchboard.  How may …

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