:: noticing the moments ::

...taking some time to reflect upon my week :: squam...oh, squam :: porter's lodge {cabin}...heather, aleece, tisha, melinda {mates}...kisses {to my cabin mates and all the lovely souls with whom i shared these fall squam days} :: roadtrip :: coming home to my little family...hugs, kisses...questions from the kids, trying to understand exactly what it [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: our first two pumpkins have come in...seems early, but the kids are pretty pleased.  sitting on the kitchen table, the morning light streams in through the front windows and makes them nearly glow ::  a morning walk with the kids...a quiet neighborhood...a little prelude to schoolwork [...]

waiting for solstice

we're doing our share of preparations for christmas, and my children are counting the days till the calendar reads twenty-five.  the tree is decorated, christmas votives are made, gifts are bought and crafted, cookies are being baked.  and while i enjoy my children's enthusiasm during this holiday season, there's another tradition which i hope to instill in them...that [...]