Magical Moment Mondays: Pie

I love pie! But I rarely eat it because I am a pie snob and only like homemade. And I only make pie on Thanksgiving so I am a happy camper right now! I’d certainly be happy if others made me pie. In fact I would probably prefer if others make pie because the phrase,Continue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Pie”

Why Magical Moment Mondays?

Why not Tuesday or Wednesday? Well, in actuality, magical moments can happen at any moment of the day on any day of the week. The reason I write the blog Magical Moment Mondays is to remind myself and others that in any given moment you have the opportunity to rejoice in that experience or not.Continue reading “Why Magical Moment Mondays?”

Magical Moment Mondays: Brothers and Sisters

This weekend we had an unexpected visit from my brother who lives about 6 hours from us. What a pleasure it was to simply be together while dining or just chatting away. I love how we can pick up conversations wherever they left off because of the many years of common experience we share. WeContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Brothers and Sisters”

Magical Moment Mondays: Pumpkins

Fall colors are markedly more orange than green, Halloween is nearing and it is definitely pumpkin time! In keeping with one of our favorite activities—U-Pick (see Magical Moment Mondays: Pick-Your-Own)—we went to Fishkill Farms to roam the pumpkin patch and seek out the perfect pumpkin or two. The day was lovely and sunny with aContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Pumpkins”

Magical Moment Mondays: Fallen Leaves

The crunch under my shoes. The crinkly texture. The—some might say—gaudy color. The contradiction of youthful play and rotting vegetation. Fallen leaves are all these things and more. It is raining leaves right now. From my window I see the sun glistening on each leaf as it gently glides to the ground. The lightness ofContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Fallen Leaves”