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I like you

He was next to me; near enough to tap his foot with my own, but far enough that I could stare at him through my hair without him feeling it. The table between us held popcorn, wine, and the pipe I had purchased for him that first Father’s Day. A small bonfire crackled...

Choosing

It’s a beautiful morning; the sun is shining through the dining room windows (that sparkle because they just were washed yesterday!) and I can hear the girls’ happy voices as they enjoy the warmth and their swings outside. I woke up tired even though I had...

Watercolor heart bouquet

IMG_3263 I have mentioned before that February is the month of LOVE and generally we have fun decorating with hearts and such. This month, with just moving into this side of the house, there hasn’t been a lot of time or energy for decorating (not sure where the...

Our Valentine

How do you bridge the distance? How do you reach and connect amidst the daily work and tasks, the little ones, the nursing baby, the tired bodies, and the nights of shortened sleep? How do the words become loosened from the deepest places; the places of dreams, of...

Growing, Growing

She is 13 lbs at six weeks, our Kathleen Claire is. Rapidly leaving the newborn stage even as I try to hold on to the moments so that I can savour each drop of the sweetness. Today at the doctor’s office she began charming from the moment we entered. Peacefully...