|Early Sunday Morning . . . the view never grows old!|
|Looking upward from my mat . . . happy lanterns everywhere!|
After taking a relaxing yoga class, I headed down to Corolla, NC to visit my daughter n law and her mother for some girl time. Even brought my lace knitting for a little time of fellowship and relaxation. Patti and Rick Dietrich own the most incredible bagel shop in the OBX, called Lighthouse Bagels, if you ever have the chance to visit beautiful Corolla, make sure you stop in there, you will not be disappointed! You have to experience the French toast bagel just once in your life! Rick and his son Ryan get up in the wee hours of the morning to start the bagels from scratch, by the time the store is open for breakfast, there is a line out the door! My son also has a side business there creating smoothies from scratch and fabulous gelattos! Family owned enterprises are the best!
Time away is always a good thing, my husband met me down there on Monday and we spent a day exploring for homes and watching and observing the area. Of course we had time to relax on the beautiful beach. The waves weren't there for my hubby to surf the waves but we did enjoy just being at the ocean and taking in all of it's beauty. I asked myself, is this how it is on a Monday when I should be working? I will take this anyday. We had a beautiful dinner at one of my favorite restaurants and then we had to begin our journey home. For me the Outer Banks is only an hour and a half away, so I can go whenever I get the chance and I do. How wonderful two days away was for me. I know I speak of getting away a lot, I think it is important to refresh the mind, body and spirit whenever we get the chance. Grab renewal whenever you can and in any form that takes place. Could be in your own hot bathtub with candles and soft music, doing something out of the ordinary for yourself. When you are healthy and living in balance, those around you will benefit from all you have to offer them, I truly believe that.
|Good thing the sign told me which way to go!|
|My sticker for my Prius . . . and a little self reflection|
See you at the yoga studio!