yesterday in the garden

we were out in the newly-weeded {thank you very much} garden yesterday getting seeds in the ground.  mixed greens, mustard greens, arugula, chard.  summer squashes, carrots, cucumbers.  i will never get over the miracle of these itty bitty things transforming into food that will nourish our bodies.  pure magic, i tell you. i also opened [...]

playful surrender

our toes wriggle in the sand grains of warmth digging holes, piling mounds feet run down to water's edge waves lap the toes then tumble on and around our legs splashing bellies, arms, chests, faces and our eyes twinkle with joy reflect the light of the sun breezes blow through our hair lightly whipping our [...]

tucking away some magic

some time was spent this past weekend getting the final things into our vegetable garden.  as the weeks progress, we'll be adding here and there...like butternut squash following the sugar snap peas.  but, for now, the seeds and seedlings are all nestled into our garden. i didn't get around to starting our tomatoes or peppers [...]

seeds

i spent some time working in our new garden over the weekend.  gently planting seedlings and carefully placing seeds...some so tiny it's hard to believe what will grow from them.  i couldn't help but catch my breath at moments.  these seeds, these tiny little nuggets of life. the kids are pretty excited about their individual [...]

a gentle dance

these blooms, these petals...are fleeting.  but i am so enjoying their beauty right now.  all winter long, i have savored the bare branches against the winter sky.  and now i am  reveling in the beautiful colors against our spring sky.  the leaves are beginning to push their way through, and hues will shift from whites, [...]