Monthly Archive: April 2017

The Sparkle of April’s Diamond

April April is a month abloom with budding and re-birth. The weather is quick to change from brooding cloud filled skies to sun-kissed sky blue days. On such days we find ourselves invigorated by the sound of a chirping of a robin, full of energy as she flits back and forth to nourish her hatchlings. We feel the shift of seasons internally causing us to …

Celebrate April Birthdays with Sweet Peas and Daisies

The Sweet Pea and Daisy are April’s birth flowers.  With decreasing population the Sweet Pea is nearly threated from a conservation point of view.  So very sad a demise as they are thought to signify blissful pleasure but also prophetic in that they are used to say good-by. Perhaps Shakespeare had the sweet pea in mind when he wrote the immortal words: “Parting is such sweet sorrow.” Juliet: ‘Tis almost morning, I would …

Meet Me At Starbucks

The theme for the 2014 brand campaign “Meet me at Starbucks” was born to emphasize the emotional connection of the coffee shops to its customer. I find that Starbucks provides a relaxing environment to meet up with friends.  It is comforting to know that at thousands of locations around the world you will find a certain consistency in the vibe.  With indirect lighting, relaxing music …