Well there was this… Happy summer to you. Hope this finds you well and soaking up sun and breeze somewhere, with or without a dinner plan.
Last weekend we made our annual trip to Unity for a favorite fall tradition, The Common Ground Country Fair. We had a wonderful time. This was the first year where I felt truly at home on MOFGA’s lovely spread, finally got the difference between the Rose and Pine gates and never once felt disoriented or […]
A family’s special places and rituals of childhood can sometimes exist suspended, unchanged by the passage of time. For Tim’s family there is this lake. It is summer and I know being here takes Tim back to the time when it was his bare feet running down the paths, his fingers tying fishing line to […]
Tommy has the boat bug. He spends his lazy summer afternoons drawing boats of various design and badly wants to buy a boat. A big boat. He lists the reasons why this or that design would be “the perfect boat” for our family. These recitals usually go something like: “You’d like it because its beautiful, […]
From the vantage point of winter and spring, I had imagined I would have a baby in my arms by this point in summer, but this little one is on his or her own schedule. Somedays (like today) I feel patient and content and like I could wait forever for this sweet baby to emerge, […]
Inspired by SouleMama
July is here. This may be my favorite time of year. I love that strawberries are in season in time for the fireworks and our many family July birthdays. Here are some moments captured at the parade. It was rainy and at one point I had to retreat into the “Little Brown Church” and enjoyed […]