Easter Sunday, Reflecting and A Giant Peep

I have been waiting and wanting to find the time to sit and write again.  Since my last post, I have been able to pull myself together and I am happily back on track with life and my fitness routine. Yesterday morning had me waking before the husband and kids.  I waited patiently waiting for all of them to emerge from their beds.  Baskets were downstairs delivered from the “bunny”.   I found myself sitting quietly and enjoying a cup of coffee and reflecting at the same time.  It was going to be somewhat of a difficult day and some sadness would be in my heart.  I would be remembering my grandfather Benson {Easter was a favorite holiday of his} who passed on this day in 2011 at 95.  I would be thinking of my very large family and how sad it is that we are not close, regardless of what…  Read More…

Easter Recap in Wine Country

Easter was this past weekend and we finally had some rain here in Northern California.  I know most of us tend to want a warm sunny day for the egg hunt, but I have to say that being outdoors with rain boots on and racing to find eggs while dodging raindrops was rather fun.   To recap the day … I set my alarm the night before to make sure I would rise up for an early morning Easter run.  I just really wanted to be out that morning and embrace the peacefulness and reflect on things. I was not disappointed, the town of Sonoma was so quiet at 7:00 a.m. and the sky was a light gray as the rain was on its way.  The smell in the air was that of an early fall morning, you know right before a storm is to come.  My running was on task…  Read More…

The Ultimate Coffee Date April

Good morning everyone!  Happy Easter weekend to you all.  Wishing you a fun weekend filled with goodies, may they be chocolate, or nutty, or healthy.  Whatever they may be, I hope you are having a great time.  Are we REALLY already into the month of April?  Goodness, I believe the older I am getting, the quicker life is moving.  This coffee chat will be brief as I assume all of you are plenty busy this weekend. ♥ Before we get started, please make sure to be kind and visit my co-hosts Deborah and Coco.  Leave your coffee related posts in the link and please take a few moments to comment and share.  Make sure to tag #UltimateCoffeeDate If we were having coffee, I would tell you that … I have really noticed lately how fast the kids are growing.  I don’t know what has happened or why, but I can…  Read More…

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