From my neighborhood of Coconut Grove, glorious sunsets are a short 10 minute drive to Bill Baggs State Park in Key Biscayne. I don’t always take the time to drive over, but every time I am there, I simply want to capture it forever.
I am so thankful to live in an environment that is beautiful most of the year. (Shhhh… don’t tell the snowbirds that it is 10 degrees hotter on average in their Northern cities during the Summer.) We are graced by sea breezes and Tropical rains that turn an afternoon nap into a sensual summertime luxury.
The sunsets are magnificent, day after day. If I could find a way to “bottle” the peaceful feeling of watching the sunlight dance upon the ripples, the venture might be a profitable alternative to anti-depressants and anti-anxiety pills. The salty scent of the ocean air, the sounds of the waves and the waving palm fronds cause all the pressures of life to simply melt away.
When I see the sun rays bursting out of the clouds in full glory, I feel a sense of joy and utter gratitude!
Peace is as simple as a sunset… Enjoy!
After a long, hard week… Sometimes the best gift in the world is a sunny day followed by a magnificent sunset. This week, Hurricane Sandy passed by Miami and waved at us with a few tropical storm days. Today, the winds were blustery, but the temperatures were cool and the sun lit up the dancing trees.
Here’s wishing you a wonderful rest of the weekend on this #SunsetSaturday
It’s Fall in South Florida and the weather is so beautiful. Sometimes, it’s so easy to get caught up in the minutiae of life and forget the wonders all around us. Take some time each day to just enjoy the world that we live in. Step away from the desk for a 15 minute walk and find one thing worth marveling about. Every day, there are blessings all around us. Take time to Savor the Nectar of Today.
Sometimes, nature is so beautiful it almost seems unreal. When I came across these flowers at the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden, the vibrant blues and reds against the greens were almost other-worldly. They almost appear to be plants right out of a Dr. Seuss book. For those of you who are curious, the botanical name is Aechmea “Blue Tango” Bromeliaceae.
So, while the people in colder climates are sharing the vivid hues of Autumn Leaves, we are surrounded by vivid flowers. Sigh… it’s rough living in Tropical Paradise.