Life’s Lemons


This growing season, my Meyer Lemon tree produced 11 lemons which is a windfall of abundance after last year’s harvest of one small fruit.  Bright yellow, they hang heavy and ripe, encouraging my culinary creativity and spurring a dinner party.

The adage “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” is a way of life for me literally and figuratively.  I choose the glass-half-full, expecting the best from whatever situation I find myself in.   Researchers at the Mayo Clinic report that a positive perspective provides many benefits.  And it makes me happy, even when life’s lemons surround me.

1 thought on “Life’s Lemons

  1. I love this one best of all. You didn’t need to write anything. Your lemon tree says it all. Wow! I’d hire you in a minute.

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