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Covered Wagons

February 2, 2017 | Under Living and Learning | Posted by | No Comments

Some of our best conversations always seem to happen while I am driving… “Mama, when I grow up, I want to have a covered wagon.  Not a car,”  My Littlest Lady announces. “Okay, that would be fun,” I tell her. “I mean I am going to live on a farm in the mountains, you know,…

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Breathe

January 25, 2017 | Under Living and Learning, Uncategorized | Posted by | 2 Comments

I have one list in my pocket.  And I have many other lists in my head.  I am trying to simultaneously follow directions, drive, answer my Little Ones’ endless questions, and tally up the items on my lists.  Oh, and sing.  We are all singing in the car too, of course. My heart is fighting anxiety while…

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we are snuggled on the couch sandwiched together, more like.  Little Lady leaning into me;  Littlest Lady, on my other side, resting her head on my shoulder, her arm linked with mine, and Little Man, well, he is on my lap, squirming about, looking up at me, laughing, chattering, easing his way off my lap…

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content.

April 14, 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 1 Comment

Peeling potatoes, looking out the window,  noticing the robins and squirrels chasing one another in the yard rinsing the kale for this evening’s dinner chickpeas are ready dishes in the sink, baby is asleep, girls are quietly enjoying books and crafts I have a moment of silence from one part of my creative work for…

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feet on my ring

November 16, 2013 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 1 Comment

I lost it. my ring.  the ring my beloved gave me when he proposed. when he asked me to be his forever.  together, as one.  not my actual engagement ring, but a sort of placeholder ring for the one to come later… yes, that ring. I lost that special symbol that my beloved had given…

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