Baking Stories, Weekly Intentions

I have a NEW love!

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. ― Maya Angelou When this pandemic hit and things first shut down here in Florida, my family and I were very careful not to go to any shops unless absolutely necessary. This included the grocery shop.… Continue reading I have a NEW love!

Weekly Intentions

What Day Is It?

The best way out is always through. - Robert Frost My job is considered essential. I work for a group of ophthalmologists and have been required to go into the clinic ever since my self-quarantine ended. And because of having to leave the house for work, I do know what day it is. Though I… Continue reading What Day Is It?

Journaling, Weekly Intentions

Coronavirus Diaries, day 27

“May I live like the lotus at ease in the muddy water.”- unknown Hi everyone! How are you all doing?? It’s day 27 since my return from NYC and day 24 since the start of my self-quarantine. I am back at work since I’m no longer symptomatic, but I tell you it’s exhausting. Being back… Continue reading Coronavirus Diaries, day 27

Weekly Intentions

Day 13 of this Floridian’s Quarantine

How's everyone doing? I'm doing okay. I have moments of sadness and anxiety, then step outside and see the bright blue sky and new leaves on the trees and wonder HOW ON EARTH IS THERE A PANDEMIC GOING ON RIGHT NOW?! Fortunately I CAN go outside... many people around the world are stuck inside their… Continue reading Day 13 of this Floridian’s Quarantine

Weekly Intentions

You'll be okay. We'll be okay.

I want to run, I want to hideI want to tear down the walls that hold me insideI wanna reach out and touch the flameWhere the streets have no name- U2 I don't know why but when I think of the duality of emotions I'm feeling currently, this song by U2 comes to mind. "I… Continue reading You'll be okay. We'll be okay.

Weekly Intentions

Finding Good in Uncertain Times

Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words, and never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson It's a good time to hibernate. I love my weekends of hibernation, especially in the winter months when the weather is cold, the sun doesn't shine as bright, and… Continue reading Finding Good in Uncertain Times

Weekly Intentions

Better late than never!

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold; when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade. - Charles Dickens This past weekend, I lived true to my weekly intention from the last week... It was so gorgeous outside that I went to… Continue reading Better late than never!

Mindfulness, Weekly Intentions

Weekly Intentions 2/24/20

Happy Sunday! When you allow yourself to float in your own waters, you will discover the sea of potential that you are. Not all potential can be unlocked straight away, rather it is a slow process that ebbs and flows throughout the specially orchestrated timing of our life.- Tanaaz, Forever Consicous, on the Pisces New… Continue reading Weekly Intentions 2/24/20

Weekly Intentions

My Weekly Intentions 2/17/20

Hi everyone! I hope your week was fulfilling and more productive than mine (if productive was what you were aiming for). My week was a bit emotional and taxing. I had every intention (of course) of meeting all of my last week's intentions, however some were left still holding to the list... I finished reading… Continue reading My Weekly Intentions 2/17/20

Weekly Intentions

This Week’s Intentions 2/10/20

Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.- Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain It's been a while!… Continue reading This Week’s Intentions 2/10/20