These darker days are days that feel light to me, a quality versus some quantity. There are car rides to see Christmas lights and walks after dinner, a blanket of sky dotted with stars and a moon fading to new. Poetry and seasonal essays, tea and twinkle lights. Darkness that is light, a quality richer than any quantity. … Continue reading infusions
wishes for peace
on this solstice day i find myself feeling quiet among all the goings-on. there is much to enjoy these days as i watch and help my children bake and craft gifts for loved ones. there is music, a bit of dancing, lots of nibbling. and amidst all this, there is quiet. there is the reflection … Continue reading wishes for peace
wishing you love and light on this solstice day ... happy first day of winter!
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 … Continue reading waiting for solstice