5:45 the Writer Wakes: El Yunque

The cheerful ringing of the chimes outside my door wakes me. Sitting up I yawn languidly and think pleasant thoughts of coffee, scones, and my hike through El Yunque National Forest. It seems ages since I drifted into this memory, floating still in my head like a balloon without a string. It was quite a trekContinue reading “5:45 the Writer Wakes: El Yunque”

Hot Tea and Camel Soap

It all started with tea.   A sweet blend of cloves and orange spice brightened my day around 4:00… Wait, perhaps this should be night? morning? And a luscious camel milk soap, which leaves quite a lovely scent, mind you. I do find it quite refreshing. This morning I awoke to a soft patter outside my window.Continue reading “Hot Tea and Camel Soap”

Blazing Heat of Summer and Black Coffee Philosophy

Wishful thinking is like black coffee it gets me up in the morning. 

Recovery: Coffee, Family, ​and Stumbling

Count your blessing instead of sheep.