breathing space

Hey guys, sorry I was MIA yesterday. I have been having a very rough and frustrating time lately. Among other things which I won't discuss here, being the clumsy person I am, the other day I tipped over a glass of water onto my MacBook causing it to shut down and make a sizzle sound. I've been taking the advice of friends and letting it dry for a few days. I'm pretty sure it's dead but maybe it will miraculously turn back-on again...we'll see. To those of you who have emailed me lately, sorry I haven't gotten back to you yet, I hope you understand.

In the meantime, my husband has allowed me to borrow his computer to blog (which almost always brightens my days). In an effort to lift my spirits a little, I'm posting this happy and cheery yet calm oasis of a space from the latest issue of Lucky magazine:


The beautiful photo spread is inspiring me to surround myself with beautiful things, pour hot tea into my favorite cup, light a candle, relax, clear my mind of negative thoughts and just breathe....