Stories of My Repurposed Life

Everything Beautiful in its Time

Everything Beautiful in its Time

This tree in my neighborhood blooms the most gorgeous pink lilies in fall, completely out of season even in SW Florida. I especially love looking at this beautiful tree when...

Convergence of Perspectives

Convergence of Perspectives

This Saturday morning's hike took us out to North Lido Beach in Sarasota. From this perspective, I saw the convergence of bay and gulf waters in the passage between Lido and...

Finding Flamingos 🦩

Finding Flamingos 🦩

I am obsessed with flamingos! My bedroom is flamingos! Though they are iconic to Florida, they were practically driven to extinction from the state in the 1800s. Apart from...

God Hears the Cries of our Heart

God Hears the Cries of our Heart

I have been pretty open over the years in sharing our stories and life challenges through various blog post and in my book. However, some events are - for complicated...

New Life After the Storm

New Life After the Storm

Today I noticed new growth emerging in the middle of the battered and mangled palms of the Bismarckia tree in my front yard. It’s been a month now since Hurricane Ian...

I Cannot See the Water

I Cannot See the Water

I cannot see the water, but I can hear it, feel it, smell it.Sandy terrain confirms my path.Carefree seagulls point the way.Laughter of families fills the air.Sea salt mist...

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