First: redA soft, silken coinPressed to the lipsClenched in the fistYour private treasureFound fallenNo less precious for that Then: whiteLike a featherDropped in flightStolen ReclaimedCast into a puddleCrushed by playground hands Found: PinkPerfect, pristine petalAn offered consolationLost in your tailwinds How could I forget?The petals we are givenPale next to those we find Photo by […]

This is how you keep lilies from staining everything

Lilies are beautiful. There is something magical about the unparalleled optimism of watching those big star-shaped flowers throw themselves open to the world. However, they can also be a big old mess as they start to age and the pollen falls – or if you accidentally bump one! If you’ve been unlucky enough to have […]

The best yoga classes on the internet –

I first discovered through the magic of Google. I was looking for online yoga videos, and this popped up. There was no looking back. 🙂 This post is going to sound like an advertisement, but it’s actually not – just a tribute to a wonderful website that I have really enjoyed over the years. […]

The three little words that keep a marriage going (hint: not ‘I love you’)

There is a magic phrase – three little words – that can help keep a marriage alive. They give us an extra spring in our step, an extra zest for life, and a feeling of connection with our life’s partner. It’s one of life’s magic gifts that feels wonderful, but costs nothing. It’s not ‘I […]