A Slow Start to the New Year

It’s January fifth, and I am still easing into 2016. I spent the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day in a bit of a haze, just pottering around the house enjoying not doing anything in particular. I had (and still have) an impossibly long list of things to tackle to get my year going, […]

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10 Signs It’s Christmas in the West Indies

I grew up on a couple of small islands in the blue Caribbean sea. For us the signs of Christmas didn’t involve snow or frost (although we all did lustily sing “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” and “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire”). There were some very specific things that said Christmas to us […]

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My 5 Intentions for a Meaningful Christmas

After posting about ways to have a slow Christmas last year, this year I am way ahead of the game and not panicking at all. In fact here’s a list of things currently running through my mind: It’s November 24th and I am completely calm about the Christmas season ahead. Looks like working on slowing […]

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7 Ways to Find Serenity Now

There’s something about the last few months of the year that gets us in a panic isn’t there? Maybe because we’re thinking about all the goals and plans that we have yet to accomplish before December 31st. Add to that the impending holiday season, and people simply lose their minds! Here are a few ways […]

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5 Countries, 10 Moments, 100 Photos


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_images_carousel images=”3370,3380,3379,3378,3377,3376,3375,3374,3373,3372,3371″ img_size=”large” title=”10 Photos on 10/10″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I threw out a challenge to friends and followers this past Saturday October 10th, to take 10 photos to document the day. It was such a fun day for me.  It’s been ages since I’ve done any kind of day in photos. A couple years ago, I always […]

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September, Remember

Glorious Autumn Day #blueskyblooms

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery type=”flexslider_slide” interval=”5″ images=”3349,3345,3344,3352,3350,3347,3321,3353,3354,3355,3356,3357″ img_size=”large” onclick=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1411478929680{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #e8e8e8 !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text] September came in and out with a rush and has been full of: back-to-school, new projects and activities, sleepy kitties, too much rain, afternoon walks, good books, comfort foods, self-care, learning to write and so […]

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Art is Not a Thing

Sunday Something September 27th 2015 - Callaloo Soup

I’ve started taking a weekly art class as a way to stretch my creative muscles. Drawing and painting have always been those creative pursuits that I tell myself I suck at. I mostly blame it on my secondary school art teacher, who was an amazing and celebrated artist, but who had no right being a […]

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