A little bit of pretty.
Quote I’m Thinking About Right Now:"Be kind. Everyone is fighting a great battle." -St. Athanasious
…from one of my many clippings:"One adventure is over; it is time for another. I have a different kind of work to do now. I am growing into a new season. At the water's edge, watching the tiny, teeming life of that mysterious place between high and low tides, the intertidal zone, I begin to accept the relentless flux that is the condition of these days. I am not old and not young; not betrothed and not alone; not broken and yet not quite whole; thinking back, looking forward. But present. These are my intertidal years. " -I wish I remember who wrote it. It came from the NYT Magazine or Oprah's Mag.
Category Archives: Children
Have you ever noticed how the years you have small children in the house, it seems like it will last forever?And then, when the babies are gone, it seems like it all went so fast? I had 5 children over … Continue reading
A green year, a fertile time. 2010. She still ‘plays’ outside but sometimes, if I’m cooking, she comes to the kitchen window to watch and talk. So much life happening in her thoughts these days.
I’ve got to find a copy of this for my Mother/Child collection. A friend shared it with me today. There’s nothing like art to inspire one to keep walking.
The littlest’s bedtime routine is one of my favorite times of the day. He gets a shower (increasingly done by himself) and a toothbrushing. Jammies. A story (he loves Olivia, The Stinky Cheese Man, and books about ducks). I sing … Continue reading
A new school for them and a new school period. “It’s everybody’s first day” made the jitters a little easier. Still, the excited was palpable, the happiness evident.