Fall is in the Air Here in New Orleans, as in other areas in the southern hemisphere of the United States, the fall season kicks off a veritable feast of festivals that praise and celebrate our acclaimed food, arts and musical culture. Our sultry summer weather slowly gives up its soupy pot-au-feu humidity to a […]
\”Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.\” Albert Camus I love the notion of autumn leaves as flowers and the thought of this time of year as a second spring. It is such an inspiring time when new visions and ideas come to life after long, sunny days of summer give
What did you do on your summer vacation? That was the first question we were asked when returning to school as kids. I doubt that is much different these days. Most everyone loves summer and the joys of long days, water activities and the all-around juiciness of the season. That includes all the amazing fruit
I have always found late August to be such a fascinating time of year as summer draws to a close and kids return to school. It’s hard to miss the distinctive lull in the collective energy as the transition from the comings and goings of summer merge with the more focused and intense energy of
Long, lazy days, soft, warm breezes, and adventures beckon. The music of children laughing and waves breaking on the shore. The smell of hamburgers and hot dogs and fresh-shucked corn sizzling on the grill. In our neck of the woods you’re likely to be enticed by the aroma of crab and shrimp boils. Summer is
If you are at all like me, I bet you love starting something new.
You get inspired to begin something and you feel charged up and raring to go! I’ve discovered in my work that we humans tend to love new beginnings. And, we also love getting to the finish line. But the in-between? Oh no. That’s the part we are not so fond of.
“Smell the sea, feel the sky, let your soul and spirit fly!” Van Morrison June has arrived, ushering in the sweetest of seasons – three wonderful months of summer with delicious warm breezes that call out to the playful spirit. I don’t think I know a single soul who doesn’t love and look forward to
May is one of my favorite months of the year. It’s typically not as volatile, weather-wise as April and the temperatures are still mild. As we make the transition from spring to summer, my thoughts often turn to new beginnings. It’s the beginning of a new growing season for gardeners. It’s the beginning of long,
Life is an endless series of stories weaving and unweaving the very web of life as the vast collective unconscious. Your story, my story, all stories. Each life is an amazing story filled with heart-break and ecstasy, sadness and tenderness. Spring is the season that tells the story of rebirth, resilience and vibrancy that keeps
Spring is the season that literally bursts onto the scene. It makes quite an entrance so to speak! With its vivid and various shades of greens. I mean, really, when you look around it’s hard to believe there could be so many different ‘greens’. They are so subtle and difficult to describe. Blossoming trees in