Dania Beach

When we lived in Florida, we'd often choose to drive over to Dania Beach, because it was much less crowded than Hollywood or Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Sometimes you'd barely see someone else there and we loved that sort of quiet isolation. We'd set up our blanket and enjoy the sound of the gentle waves lapping [...]

The importance of home

It is truly important to have a place you call home, a place where you feel at home. It roots you, it provides you with a sense of belonging, it contributes to your mental health and it goes a long way toward making your life longer and healthier. The more time I spend in our [...]

A bouquet of yellow tulips

Here's my invitation to you to take a few minutes out of your busy day and relax by focusing on these photographs of yellow tulips and thinking quiet, beautiful thoughts. I guarantee you'll feel refreshed after this!

Cat spaghetti

Our kittens (and I can still call them that, because they're only about a year old) love to cuddle up together when they sleep. They have their little bed, and that's where you'll find them most of the time, sleeping and purring -- a big, intertwined mass of furry cuteness. It's sort of like spaghetti [...]

Burning embers in our fireplace

We have a wood-burning stove in the room where I do my work, and on cold or rainy days, I'll light a fire and turn around to watch it from time to time. It's calming, and those of us who sit in front of the computer all day long need to take some time every [...]