Autumn’s colors

…I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. So I have spent almost all the daylight hours in the open air. Nathaniel Hawthorne Nature is amazing, and, daily, it gives us gifts and reasons to enjoy being alive that we take for granted. As I walk in…

October

The calendar we’re using today, the Gregorian calendar, is based on the ancient Roman calendar. The word “October”, the 10th month of the year, comes from the Latin “octo” which means eight. Confused? The original Roman calendar started in March, thus making October the eighth month. This lunar calendar had 12 months, but only 10…

The colors of Autumn don’t last long

A leaf turning crimson, another one auburn, yellow, orange, amber, even purple… I’m stepping over a rainbow of Autumn colors. As the last day of October is so near, I am, again, struck by the thought of how ephemeral life is, how little time we have to grasp all of its beauty. Just like the…

Morning routines

It’s just another workday morning and, as I’m writing this, my cup of coffee ☕ is already empty. So far, the word that could perfectly describe the vibe of this week is slow. Extremely slow. I’m not satisfied, but I allow myself to sink into this slowness; maybe something good will come out of it….

The perfect colors of October

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. John Burrows Autumn leaves shower like gold, like rainbows, as the winds of change begin to blow. Dan Millman Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree. Emily Brontë Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to…