Spring Will Come

At the dawn of spring I walked down the wooden stairs from our deck past the pool in need of some love and breathed in the smell of the morning air.  I love spring.  The warm days and cold nights seem to make me come alive again and my heart brims with hope and expectancy … More Spring Will Come

A Simple Life

I’ve just discovered this FB page called “No Sidebar”.  A friend tagged me on an article  (see here) entitled  “because I don’t want the things the world wants for me” after she finished reading my blog called torn betwixt my dreams and just being  I realise that there’s a whole world of people out there who just want … More A Simple Life

The Cottage Dream

It’s funny how when I started this blog I had thought it would be about all things cottage or at least about the building of my little cottage dream.  It’s almost been anything but that. In fact it’s turned out to be more a story of journey and not a journey I would have chosen. … More The Cottage Dream

Overwhelmed

Do you ever have that overwhelming feeling and you suddenly feel like your drowning? Today when I woke, that feeling washed over me. I felt overwhelmed by the uncertainty of our future, overwhelmed by business commitments, overwhelmed by constant needs of offspring, overwhelmed by pets needing care, overwhelmed by a yard filled with autumn leaves, … More Overwhelmed