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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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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Don’t Wish It All Away, Beautiful

"I wish it were 11:00 o'clock!"  She wailed, hunched over the counter with her face in her arms.  Her co-worker seemed a little self-conscious as he looked at me.  I greeted them both and pretended not to notice any drama unfolding. Don't wish your life away We can hear our elders' warning, practically in unison, …

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