After writing about fluctuations in daily temperatures last week, the cold seems to be settling. I am chilled each morning despite the socks and slippers, the wool sweaters. But I can’t—I won’t—though I could—complain. I say that I love the cold weather, and I do. But my body shivers the same as yours. I look to … Continue reading spaces
On the morning that I sit in our room we’ve deemed The Cozy Room, I curl into the soft grey chair by the windows. On the piano, there’s a bottle filled with twinkle lights. The light is soft, the air is quiet, the coffee sweet on my tongue. I want to stay here (almost) forever. On the morning … Continue reading open (forever)
I’m stymied, feeling like I know what to do but also not knowing what to do. I go through my to-do list, feeling good as I cross things off, especially the things that were carried over from last week. There are a few things niggling at me, things not on the list, but things that I … Continue reading being alive
Ten things. Right now. second cup of coffee…bitter, sweet, warm quiet music a grey sky outside my window my daughter working quietly on her schoolwork in the dining room my fuzzy sweater, my slippers…comfort the glorious space on my (now clean) desk the whole day just waiting for me motherhood…always with me, always a part … Continue reading :: Ten Things ::
There’s rain and there’s coffee. There’s grey sky and there’s work. There’s clutter and there’s a clear desk. There’s laundry and there’s clean clothing. There’s breakfast and there’s lunch (and then there’s dinner). There’s yesterday and there’s today. There’s truth and there’s more truth. There’s love and there’s compassion. There’s one thing and there’s another. … Continue reading Rain and Coffee
It's late afternoon as I type this and the sun streams through the window and there's tea with lemon, with sugar. There's my Polaroid camera and books and pens and sticks and things. I like things. And dinner needs fixing but the sunlight keeps me here a few minutes longer. I linger, not wanting to say much … Continue reading Will You Answer?