:: Sometimes Mondays ::

An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like planting flower seeds before the rain.   ***Just a few days left to register for the next round of Just 5 Things. We’ll be playing with creative list making…part fun, part soulful. All doable. Will you join us? Click here to read [...]

:: Sometimes Mondays ::

An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like a pretty new watering can.   ***A note to remind you that registration is open for the next round of Just 5 Things. We’ll be playing with creative list making…part fun, part soulful. All doable. Will you join us? Click here to [...]

dear garden

every time i head out to the garden - this summer, last summer, ever - i vastly underestimate the amount of time a given task is going to take me.  i think i'm heading out to weed for thirty minutes and it takes closer to ninety.  i do this over and over again.  yesterday was [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: a slight love affair with the tomatoes coming in...if you follow me on instagram, you know the story :: french toast for dinner :: the kids making movies :: this book...so hard to put it down when the day's doings are, well, doing :: a week [...]

desire {a.k.a. flowers}

i've had gardens in years past...gardens that produced greens and squashes and peppers and such.  it was pretty great to gather and then enjoy the harvest.  but the past few seasons have left me feeling depleted, deflated, defeated.  the deer and stink bugs eating what they shouldn't, my kids not eating what they should.  this [...]

relinquish

the four of us in the yard with a spring sun upon our backs arms faces wheelbarrow and shovels and gloves dirtied hands and knees and the clearest of minds it is work no doubt but my heart feels playful content immensely satisfied moving through the yard and then the garden where dirt is loosed [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: carrots...weeding the garden the other day, i pulled out these babies...i'd kind of forgotten that we planted carrots...our garden has been incredibly sub-par this summer and my attitude towards it more or less reflects that sub-par state...i'm a bit disenchanted, you might say...but these carrots, they [...]