Monthly Archives: June 2018

To The Farmers Market We Go!

’’The day you decide to do it is your lucky day.”-Japanese proverb Hello! What are you doing this weekend?     Warmer weather, sunny days, fresh fruit and vegetables…     the summer is here and so is the farmers market.     I enjoy perusing a couple of farmers markets here on the coast. One is located in Coos Bay which is about a 30 minute drive.         The other is held in my beautiful coastal town of Bandon.     Whether it’s a favorite vendor…     or a culinary adventure…     there’s always something … Read the full blog post

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Happy Summer!

    “But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?”~Albert Camus     Happy Summer!         This past week Joe cleaned off the grill.     The summer is here!!!!     and I’m ready to have those backyard gatherings.                     I love this time of year on the Oregon coast.     I painted these chairs white and purchased these blue striped pillows for summer     The weather is in the 60’s…     the mornings have a … Read the full blog post

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Seven Years Later…

      “Follow your bliss” -Joseph Campbell      Earlier in the week as Joe and I were preparing a meal together the conversation went to discussing what I could write about on this week’s blog post. Joe suggested that I might write a little about my 7 years of retirement. hmmm…     Well…okay…      There are many things I have learned in these past seven years lots of changes     One of my favorite authors Joseph Campbell came to mind.     I remember reading his definition of ego many years ago: “what you think you … Read the full blog post

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The Book Club: Chapters of Life

    “Do not go gentle into that good night, old age should burn and rave at close of day; rage, rage against the dying of the night” -Dylan Thomas     Hello sweet friend…🧤 (just a little warning…I’m in a chatty mood today)   what’s going on in your neck of the woods…         This is a fabulous season on the Oregon coast. The sun 🌞 rises at 5:00 am and…     doesn’t set until after 9:00 pm.   (Of couse) I know better…however It feels as if it is always going to be daylight.     With that … Read the full blog post

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