Sunny Days

After almost a month of days of endless gray, the sun peeked out through the clouds yesterday. I’d forgotten how bright and warm even winter days can be when the sun is shining.

I stood by the window, eyes closed, and soaked up the rays for the few minutes that it shone. Such joy!

And captured the brilliance on the sun-kissed blossoms of my bougainvillea.

bougainvillea blooms

Sun-kissed bougainvillea. Photo by J. Wise

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Giving Thanks

This weekend in Canada, we celebrated Thanksgiving.

There are so many things to be thankful for…family, friends, good health, the beauty that surrounds us, walks in nature, a country at peace.

And this weekend’s weather: picture perfect!

trees changing colour

A Canadian Thanksgiving postcard moment!

Monday’s Blessings

Last night, as I lay in bed, I was thinking about my blessings. And I noticed that I was smiling. It’s a great way to fall asleep – with a smile on your face!

I got to thinking that’s it’s also a great way to start the week (or the day).

So here are some of my “Monday Blessings”

  • the sun is shining
  • I’m healthy
  • there’s food in my fridge
  • I have money in the bank
  • I had a delicious meal with good friends last night
  • I have a comfortable place to live, with a cosy chair or two
  • there are several intriguing books by the couch
  • and did I mention the sun is shining?

What are some of your Monday Blessings?