Cookies and Chemex

I’m getting the hang of this emptying nest. My daughter has not been home this week. She has a friend visiting and they’re spending time together. She texted me yesterday before they came by for a visit. It was nice to see them and be included in her life, but it wasn’t sad to see […]

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A Level Life

You can smell the coffee. Not that it’s being made, but that so much has been ground and brewed, it lingers. The coffee bar is in the middle of the house, so you could say, it’s at our core. This morning as I was writing down my completed actions of the self trust cultivator, everything […]

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To Do Better

I’m still going through, cleaning my archives. I’ve gone through 2014, 2015, 2016 and am on March 2017. I’ll share some thoughts once I’m done, but my best advice for now is…Don’t wait six years. I took this meme out of an archived post to share with you. I went through a phase of using […]

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On My Own

My daughter is out of town this week. I’m trying to take care of myself without her. She’s in charge of protein shakes, and I’m coffee. This morning I had to make the protein shake by using the Ninja, on my own. The Ninja blender is the best blender I’ve ever used. You could drop […]

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Moment For One

We’ve enjoyed cool mornings this week in Texas. The front door is open so the screen door is being enjoyed. As I look around the house, I see things that need to be done. The floor is so dirty thanks to the doggos, but that dirt is not going anywhere without my assistance, so it […]

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That is Enough

I was thinking about her comment while making the morning Chemex. It was in response to this meme I posted for SC Lourie. She was having a hard time being a single Mom, but what stuck with me the most was, “I feel like I fail my children everyday.” I want her to know, that’s […]

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Enjoy the Good

I asked my daughter, “Have you noticed the coffee bar smells like coffee?” Walking by the bar, you can smell the various grinds from it’s frequent use. She introduced me to this roaster a month ago. I just love the name, ‘Hairbender’. She used it to make a Chemex for us to share. Once that […]

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Maybe You’ve Changed

My daughter made my Chemex this morning. She was getting ready to leave for classes, but paused long enough to do that. That’s true love. She stayed home this weekend, so I didn’t make weekend plans. I just wanted to hang out with her in that weekend vibe. Life has her on a rapid schedule […]

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Set It High

Life can get messy and it sorta hurts my feelings when it does. This morning, I was thinking about discipline. That is something I really worked on last year, and am still working on today. No matter how well I think I’m doing, life has it’s way of showing me, I’m not in control of […]

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The Velvet Timberland’s

Me: Would you like a cup of coffee? (watching the Chemex complete it’s cycle.) Her: I just made a cup of tea. Me: You can have both. (said with ease) Her: What a beautiful world we live in when I can have both. Our life is beautiful, and I think sometimes people become weary of […]

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