Just a thought… Every house where love abides And friendship is a guest, Is surely home, and home, sweet home For there the heart can rest. [Henry van Dyke]
I hope that, since these are our last few days here, you won’t mind me sharing a view or two from our winter here in Palm Springs. I’ve been reluctant to do so before, as I don’t want to tick you off – especially when I see cold weather and icy condition alerts in my Twitter feed, not to mention scads of cancellations. Stay safe! Now – think warm thoughts (again).
These are a few of the glorious sights of Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve, just a short drive from Palm Springs, Cathedral City and Palm Desert. It’s free to enter and walk, and is a most enjoyable experience.
It was here three years ago that I shot a video for my journal, talking about the new adventure I was about to take with my incoming partner at CHFI. Who could have known that by the end of the year I’d have decided to take my leave of the airwaves? Crazy.
The sunsets here in the Palm Springs area are not to believed. Where our house is situated, we lost the sunlight (thanks to a mountain) at about 4 pm each day and it immediately got noticeably chillier. But when we got out of the neighbourhood, no matter how cool (or, eventually, rainy) the days were, we were frequently treated to gorgeous sunsets. Here are a few:
I’ll leave you with those today. Tomorrow: wheels up to YYJ. I’ll be back here with you, though with some thoughts on love – is it all you need – and thanks for coming by to share a little bit of time with me today. As always, I’m grateful.