Joyous Joy 59: Intentional Appreciation

This little flower is a beautiful mascot for the season

This little flower is a beautiful mascot for the season

I am finally a huge fan of Spring. Literally — as of Sunday.

Overall I am a very patient person. I can however be a little ridiculously impatient when waiting for things like subway trains to arrive. Truth be told – I have shared those same impatient feelings with Spring.

It’s like, “C’mon already! All I really want is SUMMER to be here! The only thing I like about you Spring is my birthday!”

I am simply far too happy in the sun to be bothered with the rest of the seasons. Continue reading

Joyous Joy 13: The Sweet Sounds of Summer

Each day as I walk to the train, I look up all around me and admire the beauty of the trees and the sun shining through their leaves. I begin listening to the birds as they fly above me chirping away and smile.

In true NY fashion, I mean pigeons when I say "birds".

In true NY fashion, I mean pigeons when I say "birds".

If you listen closely, you can pick up the rhythm of their songs. When the train rushes by, the sounds of city life comes rushing back. You always hear the birds again…if you’re listening…

I will always be a country girl at heart.

What do you appreciate about nature?