The Season For Planting New Seed…

Spring and Summer are the perfect seasons for planting new seed… so that’s what my family and I did… We started work on our own sustainable, organic, vegan gardens, along with volunteering our time and hands at a couple local neighborhood gardens… It’s been quite a fruitful experience… Albeit, we began planting seedlings and seed…

The Beauty And Intuitiveness of Not Knowing…

Life Is Good… We are not yet halfway through this year, 2020… therefore, for me this year is still new… My family and I began this new year on the road… We traveled south from Connecticut… stopped, dined and stayed over at favorite and fresh spots… We shared space and pleasant talk with existing friends…

Mirror… Mirror… On The Surface of The Water…

Mirror… Mirror… On The Surface of The Water… Reflect For Me… The Blessings of This Daughter… In 2006, my debut novel, A Flower: It Has Its Own Song, was published for the world’s eyes… I began writing my novel perhaps, two or three years earlier, but put it aside for a while to focus on…

The Difference Between Prejudice and Preference…

LIFE IS GOOD… GOOD IS LIFE… My conversations centered around choice… Do I have a choice… Should I have a choice… What is my personal choice… Am I letting myself choose… Is someone else choosing for me… Here’s my input… Since childhood… I was taught the importance of exercising my own mind and heart… of…

Making It A Great New Year and Life… Affirmatively…

Everything has changed and yet, I am more me than I have ever been… ~ lain Thomas A little over a few years ago… I had a conversation with my dad about the beauty and magic of never growing up… always being like a child in heart and in life… Of course, when maturity’s wisdom…

W… Is For… Who… What… When… Where… Why…

If I have ever believed another has to change… or the world has to change for me… what I was really conveying… is this…  change is due… first… within me… W… is for… Who… What… When… Where… Why… W… is for Wealth… Wisdom… Wisdom In New Dimensions (WIND)… Woman… Women… Worth… Wesleyan… This list can go on… but I’ll stop at Wesleyan because the red W on my…

The Experimental Experiment(s)…

When considering who and what I am… I have listened to the voice within me… I have listened to voices outside of me… But the voice that knows is silent… Who and what I am… I learn… by living… living fully… gracefully… lovingly… ~ Dana Rondel Fear of the unknown… I’ve been told I feared…

First Intimate Encounter… A Lesson On Love…

As you and I dream beautiful dreams in heaven… so shall it be on earth… For those of you who are presently in a relationship… or had one you experienced a beautifully deep connection in… do you remember… the very first time… you felt so aligned with the person you knew… there’s something more with…

I’ll Go Higher…

I see you dream catcher… Catching my dreams too… Holding them for me ‘til I’m ready for them… I’m ready now… I’m present… Not waiting for time… But telling time when it’s time… Time for me… Time for me… Dream catcher you can let my dreams… go now… Let them fly… I’ll fly with them……

The Art of Art…

I love how deeply I am able to live… when I let myself… live… Thought is part of living… a necessary part of living… Feeling is… living… Creating is… life… ~ Dana Rondel Intrigued by a magazine article and its title, I ended up writing down the first three words of the title, “The Art…

God’s Magnificent Work… The Magic of Simplicity…

Simplicity is Magical… It is like the innocence of  a child whose mind looks for nothing but sees everything…  ~Dana Rondel This week has been filled with wonder… BIG smile… My family and I took an unplanned trip down to the shore in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. I am glad we did, especially because one of…

Storage Stories and Timeless Fashion Finds…

Fashion is, plainly, a word to define a format or medium… Style is entirely You… It is how you feel… put into an expression… that happens to be tangible… ~ Dana Rondel   More adventurous forays through storage… Within the period of my family’s latest move, mom and I took the opportunity to once more sift through our…