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 [...]

good times

my daughter recently turned 7 and my son will turn 11 next week.  with birthdays just one month apart and my daughter's favorite friends being siblings of my son's favorite friends, i convinced them to join party fronts.  neither my daughter nor son wished for anything extraordinary for their parties.  they consistently said they just [...]