A stunning flower, a bright blue window box, children's artwork--isn't it amazing how we can find such inspiration in our everyday activities. "Take time to smell the roses" should be a phrase we are more mindful of each and every day. On a recent weekend trip to my alma mater, I was stunned by the creativity and inspiration that surrounded me throughout our weekend adventures. An afternoon walk with the kids through the recently completed and evolving botanical gardens had
Well all it takes in Texas in a summer "cold front" and everyone is talking about Fall. I am actually sitting on my back porch, writing this blog with a glass of wine and it is a bit chilly. How amazing is that! Summer in this part of Texas has been mild and it is a nice departure from our typical extreme summer heat. Looking at the lights reflect on the pond behind our home and hearing the wind blow through the trees quickly reminds me that Fall is just around the corner.