New Age Welcomes Summer

Every plant in my backyard was in full rejoice-mode on yesterday’s Summer Solstice!Daisies were reaching, stretching tall to soak up every bit of extra light that was offered. Tiger lilies were proudly showing off their bright colors. Coreopsis gathered together in full, sunny display. While leaning in close to admire all their beauty, I may...

The Furst Pinot Gris and Remembering a Life of Grace

As a young girl, I looked upon my aunt with a sense of wonder.  She was elegant, a beauty, and full of class. Her southern drawl rolled off her tongue like sweet honey and was often punctuated with a wink and a smile wide as the sea. I received the call early Saturday morning.  My aunt...

J Cuvee 20 and Solitude

By a lovely twist of fates, I had a weekend to myself.  I began my day, waking up in glorious solitude.  I listened for my meadowlark who sings to the skies most days, as I sipped on morning coffee under the covers. The house was hushed, paused almost. I was giddy. Contentment spread over...