Charlotte's toddlerhood; 12-24 months

After reading through the comments and e-mails (and a couple pissed off text messages from buddies), MAYBE I SHOULD CLARIFY…I am not going anywhere.  I am not discontinuing my website; it is here to stay, I think. The truth is that →MORE...

Jun 13, 2011
There are so many things that I want to write about. I want to write about adoption – how the conversations in my little family over the past few months have rocked my world.  I want to write about our homestead →MORE...

Jun 09, 2011
In the morning, the sunlight was peeking into the bedroom windows when I woke up.  I looked outside and I knew that it was a hiking day. Warm weather makes my legs itch for the trail, makes my heart yearn for →MORE...

After years of not being a gardener – not even, in fact, taking the time to mow the lawn most weeks – it is a bit of a shock to me that this year gardening is our number one activity.  But →MORE...

Because Donald and I were both born and bred here – right down the rival high school attendance – we have the good fortune to live very near people we bonded with over crayons, hopscotch, and summertime popsicles. Scratch that.  My →MORE...