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  • In praise of contentment
    Life Musings

    In praise of contentment

    The newly planted Hosta grows tall toward the ceiling in an orange terracotta pot just a shade off from the color of the wall above the fireplace. The dishwasher hums and swishes.…

  • Europe, Travel Stories

    Falling for France

         “I think she has something like fallen in love with France!” I overhear my friend explain to someone we have just met. He is answering all of the familiar questions…

  • Life Musings

    Cultivating Contentment

          There is a saying in Spanish, “estar en su mero mole,” which literally means to be in your very own sauce, or to be in one’s element. To belong.…