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Time {and a summer hiatus}

I sat at her kitchen table and she poured me some wine.  The kids were in and out of the house, up and down the stairs.  She and I stayed in that spot for three hours, though our stories carried us through decades and across continents.  That's an afternoon I can get down with. Summer [...]

:: Sometimes Mondays ::

An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like tea with the flowers out front.   *** Did you enjoy my conversation with Heather?  If you missed it, click here or scroll down (if you're viewing on the web) to visit with Heather.  There's still time to enter her terrific giveaway!

An Interview + A Giveaway {Heather Mattern}

Today we continue our monthly interview series. A series in which I introduce you to some very special people…individuals who work equally hard at their craft and at living an intentional life. Someone new each month, sharing thoughts on creativity and discussing current work dear to his/her heart. Each individual who joins us will also generously [...]

The Kids Are Growing Fast

On Wednesday, we took a day trip with friends to an amusement park.  Let’s just say, I’m not a fan of most amusement park rides, and I’m not a fan of the crowds and noise and general commotion.  But…in the interest of stretching myself, and in the greater interest of doing something super fun for [...]

Dear Thursday

Dear Thursday, Thank you for tea.  Thank you for time to hang with my kids.  Thank you for chocolate chip cookies. Thank you for time to plant our garden. Thank you for the tenderness with which my daughter tucked her strawberry plant and Irish moss into the soil. Thank you for not raining till evening. [...]

:: Sometimes Mondays ::

An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like rain. *** There’s still time to enter Stef’s giveaway (comments close tonight at midnight PST), and to read my conversation with her.  Hop over (or scroll down if you're viewing on the web)...I think you’ll enjoy.