[Quiet Thoughts] Mid-Summer Quiet

Photo: I took my sister to the Discovery Museum on Wednesday because I’m so proud of it and I wanted her to see what all we’ve done. This little sweet display, with the perfect quote I need for my weeks ahead, is tucked away in a corner of the museum reserved for our youngest learners….

Appreciate and Appreciate

Photo: Color is returning. It’s slow, so slow… but you can see it if you look in the right places.   The boys got in the van and Ursa Major had the audacity to ask for air conditioning. I told that boy no. You don’t pray and pray and pray for warmth and sunshine only to…

Chasing the Rabbit

Photo: I got an email from a dear reader asking about that sock class I took in January. Welp… that’s my unfinished first sock… Lordy. I really enjoyed the class, but I haven’t made time to finish this “quick knit” and now I’m on my own for the dreaded kitchener stitch. My knitting partner claims…

Time to Prepare the Fields

Photo: A beautiful picture of one of the fields I drive by daily was taken on my fancy camera today. The problem? No memory card in the fancy camera! Doh! So you get mundane picture of lowly writer’s tools instead.   There are a lot of tractors out lately. I noticed it today as I was…

[Quiet Thoughts] Hell, High Water and Holding On

Photo: More from the lime quarry in the woody trails of Metro West. I like the shapes here… man-made and yet, taken back and being reformed by nature. I am still thinking about the lesson that quarry teaches.   Three months from now, this week will be forgotten. Every crisis I encountered, every little fight…