Time {and a summer hiatus}

I sat at her kitchen table and she poured me some wine.  The kids were in and out of the house, up and down the stairs.  She and I stayed in that spot for three hours, though our stories carried us through decades and across continents.  That's an afternoon I can get down with. Summer [...]

Time is a Funny Thing

I am a mother and, while what I share here doesn't focus on motherhood per se, I am forever colored by that experience.  If you've been with me for a while, you know this. Having just celebrated my daughter's twelfth birthday and my son's sixteenth, I am shaking my head and nursing my heart at [...]


it's all about pockets of time.  some day, when the children are older, i envision spending hours at a time creating.  long photo walks.  a table at the cafe down the street with pen and paper.  hands covered with paint.  needle and thread and swaths of fabric across my lap.  this will come, the extended [...]