Gratitude Week 2015 :: Sunday

One special week of practicing daily gratitudes...with you. For the birch trees out back and the way they move in the breeze. For Nature and the way she makes me gasp time and time again. For our pup and the way she loves. For second (and third) cups of tea and/or coffee. For the people [...]

king arthur and the sedum

the autumn sedum {do you remember?} has turned.  dusty. rusty. pink.  i wait for this each year.  something about this plant and its turning at this time of year gets to me.  in the very best of ways.  outside playing with the kids or sitting at my desk and looking out the window, my eyes [...]

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 [...]

a gentle dance

these blooms, these petals...are fleeting.  but i am so enjoying their beauty right now.  all winter long, i have savored the bare branches against the winter sky.  and now i am  reveling in the beautiful colors against our spring sky.  the leaves are beginning to push their way through, and hues will shift from whites, [...]

{noticing the moments}

taking some time to reflect upon my week... ::  foggy mornings all week long that lent themselves to quiet beginnings ::  a maple syrup festival with my kids, a hike which included scrambling on boulders, the satisfaction of being in the woods and feeling life ::  playing with old  friends and new friends ::  curry [...]