The Power of Art

Some of the things I learned from my art class today to try for when creating art: Be child like and not childish about it See colors when listening to music Be fully human and in the moment Identify what I am focusing on in the painting I also learned that my style and preference…

Turning Inconveniences into Opportunities 😀

Dreaded prep for a routine colonoscopy, especially the protocol which I was required to follow (including frequency and specified amounts of certain liquids to be ingested for an entire day, not to mention vague instructions for altering regular food intake for 3 days prior). All of this and ultimately hoping to get through anesthesia provided…

Cinco de Mayo on a Rainy Day

Want to celebrate but prefer to just kick your shoes off and head home? These chicken and cheese burritos from Costco are a healthy, convenient and economical choice for tonight if you can’t prep your own. Just microwaved a burrito in a minute and added a salad! Check out nutrition facts panel below. (Nothing beats…

Magical Day

Spent the day at the Cloisters today and truly felt like I was in France during Medieval times. The architecture, breath taking views of the Hudson River and the herb and flower gardens were amazing! More details on link below…. http://www.metmuseum.org/visit/met-cloisters

Tulips

Received this beautiful tulip plant as a gift from my cousins, Enrico and Laura on Easter when I attended a warm and loving gathering at their home. After an entire meal, including bread and traditional Italian Easter pies that were all baked to perfection in their outdoor oven, they presented me with this plant as…

Seaglass

My beautiful niece, Danielle, gave me this seaglass last weekend and I continue to wear it daily, holding it near and dear to my heart. See link below to learn about how seaglass is a metaphor for life and is a story about resilience and determination. Thank you Danielle 😘 https://seaglassjewelrybyjane.com/starfish/

Food and Memory

This is the last of what I have left from my trip to Jamaica. I treasure the memories of my trip and my niece’s special wedding there as I sip, taste and smell it. Amazing how the emotions can be tied in with experiences of certain foods which can last for decades. All of this…

Cereal

I like the fact that this cereal is crunchy, only lightly sweet, has a vanilla flavor, contains red bean flakes with more nutrition facts on label below! Goes well when mixed into your fav yogurt or with added fruit or cinnamon and your milk of choice👍