Certainty may calm our anxious spirts, but it closes the door on possibility. Moreover, when the known overshadows the unknown, we forsake our infinite life for a counterfeit, finite existence. Estelle Frankel, The Wisdom of Not Knowing I read those … Continue reading Season | May 2023.
How’s that for a fun theme to head into our* last weekend before summer officially kicks in! Thinking about … my summer reading. Catching up with my sister Wednesday evening, I went into a slight panic mode about ALL THE … Continue reading TGIF | Good Stuff.
With two weeks to go, today seems like a good day to check-in on the three things I listed for May: Thing One: Celebrate porch time! Lucy and I have been outside on the screened porch a few times, but today … Continue reading May’s Three Things (so far).
Hello friends and happy Friday! Lucy and I are enjoying a quiet afternoon, watching it rain, and hoping it clears off in time for Charlie’s lacrosse tournament this weekend. We don’t usually have “mud season” here, but we’ll get a … Continue reading TGIF | Mid-May.
We find stories in every little moment and gather them up readily. We imagine that the unknown isn’t the worst scenario and we try to make sense of the senseless. We look for the silver lining and the whys and … Continue reading Looking Back | April.
The knockout roses are putting on a show this week! and I am loving all the color popping up across my Instagram feed … and look forward to seeing it in your blog posts, too. soon. I worked on my … Continue reading TGIF | Early May.
Hello friends … Hello May! The rhododendrons on my morning walk are in full bloom just in time to share with y’all (that photo up top is from today’s morning walk). Our Thomasville weekend was wonderful and I’m excited to … Continue reading Hello May.
Practice resurrection. the closing line of Wendell Berry’s Manifesto I have a complicated relationship with Wendell Berry but this poem still highlights my favorite part of the Easter season, which began, this year, on April 9. Honestly, I used to … Continue reading Season | April 2023.
Hello friends and happy Friday! The photo at the top of this post is the pin oak in our front yard earlier this week. That tree was showing the earliest signs of leaves back on April 1 … and after … Continue reading TGIF | Late April.
We do not recover the past, we re-create it: an act of dramaturgy if there ever was one. Memory edits things, colors them, mixes cement with the rainbow, does whatever’s needed to make the story work. María Gainza, Thomas Bunstead … Continue reading Looking Back | March.