• Photography
  • Monday, December 5, 2016


    “Do you see that out there? The strange, unfamiliar light? It’s called the sun. Let’s go get us a little.” ~ Nora Roberts, The Hollow It’s just after four when I wake, bringing with me the remnants of a complicated dream. It began with an encounter with a reclusive writer and the clackety clack of his manual […]

  • Gratitude
  • Sunday, December 4, 2016


    “The opposite of busy in today’s world is sustained, focused attention. It is deep engagement in activities that really matter to us, or in conversations with those we care about.” ~ Tony Crabbe, Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much I wake early and take the opportunity to finish the book I’ve […]

  • Friday Fave Five
  • Friday, December 2, 2016


    “The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches.” ~ E.E. Cummings Yesterday I snapped a couple of photos of the flowers that are still blooming in our yard; this morning we woke to a winter wonderland. It’s still snowing. I don’t know if it will last but, according to the weather prognosticators, we’re […]

  • Seasons
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016


    “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” ~ Francis Bacon I’m growing weary of these dark and short days. I love that we are at a point where we live largely according to the ebb and flow of the seasons but that means we’re sometimes sleeping later these […]

  • Seasons
  • Sunday, November 27, 2016


    “How fragile we are, between the few good moments.” ~ Jane Hirshfield There have been many good moments over the past week with assorted friends and family. Now, I’m in need of quiet time to recharge. It’s good when those who consider ourselves more introvert than extrovert recognize that need and give ourselves permission to lean into […]

  • Family
  • Friday, November 25, 2016


    “So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.” ~ T. S. Eliot Now we enter the season of struggling to maintain a sense of peace, gratitude, wonder, and stillness amidst the cacophony of want and busyness. As we settle in to the dark months, as we hang lights and burn candles, […]