Home and Garden

Extracting Happiness From Common Things

"The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things."Henry Ward Beecher Random things that make me stop and appreciate them...things of nature. Last week our power downstairs kept going out and when we traced it we found that the pump in our outdoor fountain was bad. We got out… Continue reading Extracting Happiness From Common Things

Beach, Community, Home and Garden, Sunrises & Sunsets, Vineyard, Xan & Bob

Tot anirà bé. Everything will be fine.

Life is about the enjoying and noticing the little things. The little everyday moments that may seem insignificant at the time but those will be the ones that you will draw on in your memory in the years to come. On a morning in the distant future you will look at how the sunlight glows… Continue reading Tot anirà bé. Everything will be fine.

Exploring, Viladellops Village, Vineyard

Stone Huts and Blooming Irises

Hello April!! You sure did arrive quickly this year! April means more Spring flowers are blooming. My only wish is that some of these flowers would stay around a lot longer. Our favorite stone hut here in the vineyard is the one that has Irises blooming out of its roof. When Spring arrives we always… Continue reading Stone Huts and Blooming Irises

Exploring, Home and Garden, Vineyard

Flowers, Flowers, and More Flowers

Flowers, flowers, flowers! And this is just the beginning! Our garden... The Hydrangea has little flowers starting. The Rose bush has buds. We had dinner at our favorite restaurant, Alfresco, on Friday. Xavi always has gorgeous flowers but these ones just took my breath away. Such an intense color. Today we went for a very… Continue reading Flowers, Flowers, and More Flowers