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Category: Motherhood

[Quiet Thoughts] Reclaiming Ritual

2 months ago

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Photo: My mother-in-law gifted me an amaryllis bulb for Christmas and it has come into full bloom. This photo was actually taken last week… the sunlight was too dramatic to resist. I’ve never had a “forced bulb” in winter before. It’s an absolutely wonderful gift for the house, adding much-needed color and elegance to the…

Spontaneous Ice Rink!?

2 months ago

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Photo: That’s Ursa Minor, gearing up to skate on my driveway while waiting for the bus.   All the weatherfolk in Massachusetts got the forecast wrong yesterday. Well… I should say, they got it wrong for my town. Something something high-pressure cold air dam. Something something Canadian arctic air spilling down through Maine and New Hampshire…