So Many Miracles

Photo: Two little boys in the unexpected MVP of my 2019 right now–a hand-me-down sleeping bag from a dear friend. This awesome thing kept my babies warm when I had a hard time keeping them warm.   We went down to Maryland over Christmas knowing the boiler wasn’t long for this world. A bunch of…

I'm Grateful for Their Labor

Photo: An old found photo of my maternal grandmother has found a place of my desk along with my other talismans of inspiration. At first, I didn’t like having her stare at me as I looked at twitter instead of writing. Now I can’t imagine a better place for her (and, yeah, when I’m not…

[Quiet Thoughts] What Their Child Means to Me

Photo: A simple basket weave stitch blanket for a new child in the world. The best part about learning how to knit and sew is that I can make things for my favorite people instead of buying cheap crap at a store.   A child was born in Baltimore last Sunday morning. A little boy,…