The Grand River at Fulton

Mindfulness is a philosophy I try to live my life by.

Today was one of those very hectic days where my mind was consumed with my work and looming deadlines. I had to make a run to Kinkos for one last minute errand, so I decided to wait outside while the work was completed. It was my moment to try to regain some mindfulness. I took a look at the river and found this:


It was probably one of those things you had to be there for, but to me it was a nice surprise and reward for making time to enjoy the moment.

Away from the City

For most summer holidays my husband’s family visits their cottage at Silver Lake. It is a beautiful place that is just so ‘Michigan’–beautiful sand dunes as far as you can see and the smell of pine trees as you walk through the State Park.