Category Archives: life as we know it

  Since I was last in this space, Mardi Gras came and went, as did my birthday. The Japanese Magnolias are in bloom and believe it or not, I’ve even spotted a few Azaleas in bloom. The Mister has been home this past week and the rhythm of our days has been a bit off […]

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  This week got away from me. The sun hidden away, the yard (and kids) a muddy mess. Two knitting projects off the needles and gifted to their recipients before being photographed. There have been the constants that come with this time of year: cups of smoky lapsang consumed, a batch of cookies, winter squash […]

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#celebratingdailiness is a hashtag. A way of life. A way of seeing the beauty in the mundane. An embracing of the here, the now, the perfect, the imperfect. This is my plan for 2015. Why? Because I want to cultivate a sense of wonder. If you’ve taken this course you have already heard me wax on […]

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  I have ideas (big, small, in between) for 2015, for this life of mine. I have a plan, loose here, concrete there. As I mentioned on Instagram yesterday, I’m not the sort to choose a word, to make resolutions. I live life, I sink down into it, do gentle course corrections when I stray […]

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  I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the leisurely pace of the last few weeks. I’ve had time to catch up on snail mail correspondence with friends old and new. I still haven’t tackled the backlog of New Yorkers though. One day…     We finished up our Father Brown read aloud and read The Legend of […]

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