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a november surprise

we woke up to this on Tuesday it was quite the surprise! although to be honest it is less and less a surprise that we now get snow in these parts in November. in the six years we’ve lived here, I have definitely seen a change in the climate.   […]

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a poem as lovely as a tree

‘Trees’ by Joyce Kilmer I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in […]

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Treachery

November Treachery

This is the treacherous month when autumn days With summer’s voice come bearing summer’s gifts. Beguiled, the pale down-trodden aster lifts Her head and blooms again. The soft, warm haze Makes moist once more the sere and dusty ways, And, creeping through where dead leaves lie in drifts, The violet […]

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Summer So Far + A Blog Break

Three weeks into my son’s official summer vacation, and here’s what we’ve been up to. Some painting: that’s actually I painting I made for him, and he helped finished off the last few bits. Thrifting, of course. Spending time with friends, eating all the things Checking out the Tour de […]

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