This weekend we celebrated mine and Sam’s birthdays. Being born on or around Mother’s Day means that sometimes you just have to celebrate early, and I wasn’t complaining. It’s been a little quiet over here because life has been so busy....

The Almost Perfect Saturday

Yesterday was glorious. It was what I like to call the almost perfect Saturday. The perfect Saturday for me involves dirt, the sunshine, gardening, planting, writing, reading, and spending time with Nathan. Yesterday, I got to do all of those things except read. I...

Spring

Every year, when winter is finally loosening her clutches on my little area of the world, when the mornings are still too cool for shorts, but the afternoons are perfect for sunbathing, I start to get this feeling in my stomach. It’s like being a kid and...

“Rosemary”

“Wanna come outside with me?” I ask Nathan with my hand resting on the door knob. The outside is growing dimmer by the moment, the sun has vanished behind the trees at the back end of the yard, taking with it some of the heat from the day. “Umm” he starts, without...
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