Be a Vessel

Be a Vessel

With three patios available in the common areas, each guest of the Bayfront Inn can choose the right one for them.  The “back deck” is secluded and has tables and umbrellas just outside the guest rooms.  The “lower deck” is ground level, but is protected from the wind...
The Birds, the Bees, and the Dog

The Birds, the Bees, and the Dog

I see that look – the “What kinda craziness is she about to spew?” look. Okay, I didn’t really “see” it, but sensed it, because I felt it when I wrote it.  But I promise – there is no icky here – just animal observations. We have lots of birds in our backyard.  I know...
The Power of a Hug

The Power of a Hug

I had been good about mask wearing, even made masks for others with donated materials and left them in sealed bags on doorsteps.  I had been good about social distancing, not leaving the house unless necessary; my only respite being the back yard and a walk to the...
Hearts Matter

Hearts Matter

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Martin Luther King Junior I have never had a literal kick in the gut, but I am sure what I felt yesterday was as close as I ever want to get. Our...
Super Heroes

Super Heroes

The definition of super hero has transformed – not as visibly as a toy turning into a mammoth metal warrior – but transformed, all the same. Capes and tights have been replaced by hazmat suits and facemasks.  Hands are cleaned and sanitized so many times, it’s a...
Inside ~ Outside

Inside ~ Outside

I am drawn by an invisible tug, a need for something more than the walls of inside.  I move outside and sit with the sun on my back. The metal edge of the table frame burns my arms as I lean against it, but it feels somehow awakening. The finches drink from the...