My sister-in-law Lydia is celebrating a birthday today and my sister made that gorgeous summer pudding for “cake”. We (the two of them, plus me, my mom, and my brother) gathered on Monday to kick off Lydia’s birthday-week! The only … Continue reading TGIF | and happy birthday.
Any story could be a comedy or a tragedy, depending on where you ended it. That was the magic, how the same story could be told in an infinite number of ways. Emma Straub, This Time Tomorrow July’s story didn’t … Continue reading Looking Back | July.
I left home dark early Monday morning and slept in my own bed Thursday night. Looking back at the photos, I’m really impressed with how much I saw in that short time. Lauren and her husband Bill are wonderful hosts! … Continue reading Santa Fe.
I’m home! not necessarily on east coast time, not at all settled, and still – I’m sitting at my desk, seeing the butterfly bush out the window, hearing golf on the TV in the room behind me. home. That image … Continue reading TGIF | Hello August.
YAY it’s Friday … and a 5th Friday feels special. There are four of them this year (the next one is in September) so they’re not rare, but still, why not celebrate! Thinking about … what to knit next (see … Continue reading TGIF | July’s 5th Friday.
Be satisfied with being present. This is the better part. Being fully present can’t be taken from you. You are yours to give. Unfolding Light, Steve Garnass-Holmes, July 21, 2022 I love how those sparks of inspiration happen. moments when … Continue reading Present | July 2022.
Hello friends and happy Friday! Even though it’s been a week (which at times felt like longer … and at times seemed like just a few days?!) since I’ve posted here, yep, it’s still July. Those daisies above are a … Continue reading TGIF | Still July.
Hello friends and hello to this middle-of-July Friday. I’m loving that there are still more than two full weeks – and two more Fridays! – left in this month. Thinking about … another dog. likely another miniature schnauzer, maybe a … Continue reading TGIF | Mid-July.
I added 24 books to my shelves in June (all my 2022 books are shelved here on Goodreads): It was an amazing month for stars! FIVE 5-star and TEN 4-1/2-star books! In a different month, those ten books certainly could’ve been full … Continue reading Reading Better | June.
Wow, is it really Friday again? already?! yes it is … and today’s post is celebrating … today! Thinking about … how being present helps to create community. The latest issue of Presbyterians Today landed in my mailbox yesterday and … Continue reading TGIF | July 8.