Savoring the Moment Before Moving On

Savor THIS moment.

Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind

coffeemugI got up early (not by choice, rather by my automatic midlife hormonal inner-alarm-clock) and tiptoed into the kitchen (so as not to awaken other still-sleeping members of the household) and inhaled the most fragrant aroma.

Coffee beans from the Finger Lakes.


I look at it this way…if I can’t sleep…then there’s always coffee.

Again, very quietly, I got out the coffee bean grinder, grabbed the paper bag of beans, and stole into another part of the house to grind the beans quietly…

Ahh…the aroma of those heavenly beans.

Five minutes later, I sit with the perhaps the most delicious cup of coffee ever. Ever.

As I savor this moment, I’m reflecting on some other savory-worthy moments of this summer.

In no particular order, here they are:

* Discovering that Pinterest now alerts you when you try to re-pin a new photo.
* The moment when I hit, “send”…

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