Part 1: Morning
A walk down Old Town Temecula
On a clear morning after a January rain
With friends who have known me
For most of my life
Start the day off right
On this long overdue women’s weekend.
The caffeine lifted the morning fog
Within us as we eagerly awaited
The day’s highlight of wine tasting.
Part 2: Afternoon
On the walk back to our hotel,
Full of wine and laughter
We took a detour for chips and salsa,
Discussing a myriad of topics
With compassion, sincerity, love.
The rays of the late afternoon sun
Danced on our faces
Keeping us warm in the cool air.
In that moment I knew
I would fondly remember
What it felt like to be so well embraced
In a lifetime of friendship.