sometimes it’s easy

after dinner they head outside while i wash dishes, pack leftovers wipe table and chairs vacuum soon i follow eager to join them soccer ball flying a pup weaving in and out they humor me my kicks weak in comparison i don't mind they {mostly} don't mind we're outside on a beautiful october evening the air [...]

blurring of lines

well, a new year of school has begun around here.  homeschool style.  day one held pancakes for breakfast and an afternoon swim, with some math and science thrown in for good measure.  starting slow and steady. over the weekend, we headed to the office supply store for some new pencils, a few notebooks, glue, pens. [...]