:: Noticing the Moments ::

Taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: buying myself tulips…just because :: rain…and then sunshine :: a few good walks :: ruining a whole chicken in the crockpot…when will I learn that the crockpot doesn’t do what I want it to do?  (for the record, it was edible) (but so disappointing) :: M&Ms…I [...]

:: Dear Thursday ::

Dear Thursday, Thank you for beginning with coffee.  Thank you for the time to drink that coffee curled up under a warm blanket with a good book, before everyone else woke up.  Thank you for being another day that I got to be home with my kids, guiding them in their homeschool work.  Thank you [...]

What You See Is What You Get

On the first of each month, I send Monthly Notes to the people on my mailing list.  Maintaining a newsletter is something I initially resisted, but it’s something I have grown to love.  I look forward to writing a letter each month and sharing that more intimate conversation with my readers.  While my Monthly Notes [...]

When a Mistake Becomes a Flower

I love when my kids remind me of important things.  Especially when it’s important as in this is how you might do life.   I recently bought a supply of  wite-out pens and I kind of love them.  So handy. While I don’t mind crossing things out when they change and need re-scheduling, it irks me [...]

Cultivating Intention and Making Things Happen

I wrote in January’s Monthly Note* that I’m not one to make resolutions, nor am I one to choose a word for the year.  While both can be wonderful practices, they’re presently not my cup of tea.  I do, however, believe in the power of setting intentions.   I’ve been sitting with this idea of [...]

My Wishes for You

Are you busy right now?  Or are you finding stillness?  Maybe you're somewhere in between. So often I find myself in the in-between.  It's possible to be ridiculously busy and (somewhat) still at the same time.  I find that staying with my breath helps.  Walks outside help too.  As do cups of tea.  And warm [...]