Thursday, May 3, 2018

The Little Things: Goodbye April...Hello May

Good morning! I cannot believe that it is already May and finally Spring. The seemingly endless winter really got me down this year I did not have the energy to do anything but go to yoga, come home, shower and plop myself by the fire with my computer and pups.  Much like Spring this year which has been awakening in fits and starts I have been the same.  

I am trying to stop and enjoy the little things about it that I love because soon it will be a hot, humid summer in the South. A few of the "little things" that I have been enjoying are; sleeping with the windows open and feeling the cool air in the morning. Waking up to chirping birds. Long walks on the beach before the summer crowds come. My new boot camp which has me up at and it by 6:15 and is slowly waking up my sluggish winter body. Dinner with friends who will soon be going back to their own country after a tour here for 3 years. Preparations and new recipes for a Derby party. Searching for a gift for my mother and mother-in-law to let them know how much they are loved and how special they are. Enjoying the firsts of the season, asparagus at the market, tulips, baby birds, fox and bunnies frolicking in the yard. 

Life is short my friends and sometimes we miss the little things because we are too busy being busy either on social media, working, watching tv or whatever. Get out there and take in a bit of Spring, enjoy the little things after all, they are what life is all about. 

I would enjoy hearing what little things you have been enjoying these last few weeks as you come out of winter hibernation. 

Have a great day. 


  1. I so love this's wonderful to slow down a bit and just the birds, the wind, feel the sun and just be grateful for another day.....hope yours is a good one!

  2. A boot camp! You're ambitious...and inspiring!
    I am doing lots of deep breathing of the incredibly fragrant spring air. So many smells--flowers, cut grass, even onion (wild, mixed in the grass). Can't get enough.
    And it's light so late. Why does that always surprise me? It's still dusk at 9:30.

  3. Spring has been slow to establish itself here, but it's finally happening.

  4. GARDENING.............READING............CLEANING!

  5. My little things are right on my patio!

  6. Beautiful reminders... I love all of the sights and smells of springs, every year when it comes around I am in awe!! Have a great weekend!


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