George Sand so succinctly stated, “There is only one happiness in life … to love and be loved.”
Many thanks to my chickadees, one and all, who are now full-fledged songbirds. My time with them and their partners enlarge my vision, grows my heart and fills me with hope. Space and awareness lead to learning. Needed words spill into longing arms.
Our moments together this week inspired me into action. Even more important, our connections rang true and our bonds deepened.
“It’s like the little town where time stood still,” said M.
“It’s like heaven,” said I.
Quaint and rustic and wild and floral and treed and birdsong and crashing waves and celestial rocks. Good ole wild west Americana on July 4th.
At the Vegan Republic Market where E manages things, helps customers and improves the quality of life for all sentient beings, you can find frozen, packaged and compassionate shopping opportunities that directly support Animal Place, Their Farm Sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA.
After duly contributing to the well being of others, we funded another good cause and grabbed lunch at The Butcher’s Son, an all-vegan dining establishment that has risen to stardom on University Ave.in Berkeley.
It’s 2018 and a visit was due.
First and foremost, reuniting with kidlets.
Second, VEGAN FOOD!
I traveled well and let my daughter drive as I relaxed. We listened to her well-planned playlist that hit all the right notes intended. Dogs were such great company too.
It’s so good to hug and laugh with your adult children.
Love you guys.
Back to the Future 2018
My oldest made deliciously sweet vegan Thai Teas for his sisters and we enjoyed vegan chocolate mint cookies and a bran walnut banana muffin he served for dessert. Thank you J and M.