… it just occurred to me, if someone would come around right now and take my drink order for a fruit smoothie, and then bring it to me. this gym might be perfect… ;-)
… I need to learn more!
… I can say our group today included a Trump family member! ;-)
yes, Wine Down… xo
… so it’s a quiet night of no TV, no internet, meditating with Deepak, reading in bed, and falling asleep to the sound of rain… and now wide awake at 1:30am…
… Spanish Oak’s Mac the Knife… xo… I will never again listen to Bobby Darin’s Mack the Knife without thinking about you, sweet boy…
… Mac taking over the investigation as to why pine needle branches are in the driveway… #dontworrymom #Ivegotthis
… and she’s a cuddler, yes!… she buried her face in my arm and fell fast asleep… awwww… xo
… presented by one of my most favorite people in the world ;-) Seriously, great talk and very entertaining… very proud!
… slightly creepy (no, very creepy) item on display at the museum… fabric from Hitler’s sofa in the Eagle’s Nest…
… rainy day outside, but inside inviting as usual…
… definitely ready to get back to normal… hurry it on up… xo… thank you, Transylvania Regional Hospital radiology department…
… my favorite places apparently confirm I’m an INFJ…. ;-)
… going to make my favorite Julia Child’s roast chicken… click on this link if you want to try the same recipe (it will become a favorite): Julia Child’s Classic Roast Chicken…
… ;-) #beautifulwomenbuildeachotherup #obsessingisnotpretty #beconfidentinyou
… I should be in Croatia right now on a boat in the Adriatic Sea jumping off the side into the water frolicking (as these emails reminded me), but I’m happy with my decision to not go and instead be here celebrating Mothers Day in this beautiful little corner of the world called Brevard… xo
… such a sweet girl… :-)
… Maggie relaxing and playing before boarding her flight to North Carolina (and her final destination and new home in Asheville where she is much loved already!)… xo
… drink a bottle of water before you even get up and out of bed ;-)
… thank you WLOS & Lauren Brigman for always coming out and loving what we do in Brevard!
… at Kiwi Gelato having gelato for breakfast… Richard’s cat got him up at 3am, so opening up at 5:30am was no big deal! :-)
… Jake Jackson and Amy Jackson (and their mom, Kelly) at our third food stop. Mayberry’s…
… with Brevard Brewing Company beer…
… Adam Perkins and Allie Carrington and Matt Sharpsteen with Lauren talking about Rocky’s famous pimento cheese recipe (featured in Southern Living’s cookbook) and Wine Down’s amazing charcuterie offerings… ;-)
… this summer I will be able to say I’m nationally syndicated on radio, talking mindful living, life balance and healthy lifestyles. These cranberry orange muffins btw are definitely NOT healthy. :-) I opted for coffee (no muffins) since I was fasting this morning.
… thank you FOX Carolina for all the love and fun this morning!
(below: at the Map Room Tap Room upstairs at D.D. Bullwinkle with Allie Carrington and Adam Perkins… and of course, FOX Carolina’s Joe Gagnon and photographer, Ariel!)
Joe marveling at the selection at Wine Down… :-)
… sweet friends Rebekah and Joe Alexander (The Phoenix & The Fox) sharing their famous fried green tomatoes…
Matt with Ariel & Joe at Wine Down…
Allie was great on camera!
… at Mayberry’s talking food and drink… xo
… downing the elderberry syrup, and this… come back to me voice, please…
… enjoying Mint Juleps and watching the horses stack up…
… my picks for winners… ;-)
… and dinner at the Greystone Inn… I had the beef filet with potato gnocchi… fun evening…
…. because I’m a grown-up and I can… ;-)
… I’m sure I’ve logged a hundred hours mowing while listening to this beautiful song…
I love how everything is coming together beautifully… xo
… my sweet friend Belinda asked me to share this with everyone… here’s a note from her son, Clint:
Hey guys, as some of you may know, I’m making a trip to Japan soon. Frankly, if I go with my current financial situation, money’s gonna be real tight. I’m offering a special sale until May 5th in hopes to raise funds for the trip! Go to clintrobertsmusic.com in the shop section to get a special sale bundle that includes a T shirt, a copy of the album, and three stickers for $20. Shipping is five bucks. Please spread the word!
“Hope” is that thing with feathers,
That perches in the soul.
And sings the tune without the words,
And never stops at all.” ~ Emily Dickinson
… got to see Marlaine’s skills at throwing darts, too…. :-)
… reminds me of growing up in Rio de Janeiro and weekends at Itanhangá Country Club… walking to the clubhouse after riding my horse and always ordering a “grill cheese sandwich and Fanta Orange” (queijo quente e Fanta Orange)… then swimming the rest of the day in the pool….