The View From My Kitchen Window

Knowing I'm a morning person, friends often ask why I love being awake at 6 a.m.. They look deep into my eyes, seeking out the crazy, when they ask.

This is one of the reasons. I took this picture this morning.

The coffee smelled good, the birds were singing beautifully, the rain-drenched morning air was pouring in, and I caught myself standing in the middle of my kitchen, awestruck at my backyard and the changing light of sunrise.

Life is good.


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I am a writer and lazy artist who loves travel, architecture and design. Right now, I'm into photography. My fabulous husband (a.k.a. The Varmint) and I are also the principals of a San Diego-based creative agency - and new parents to the divine Baby Mak. Read More >