Lacy weed, white topped and waving,
blooming all over, next to, on the
road. Do you notice? Do you stop,
stare, admire, pick? Or rather
ignore, pull, toss aside; nothing
but a weed in the summer heat.
Children blossom in the summer,
their hair fading, wispy waves
blowing in the breeze next to
their laughter.… Read More
I’ve been writing this post in my head for weeks. For weeks, I keep coming up blank. Or rather, instead of blank, I have too many feelings, too much to say. I feel flabbergasted, scared, excited, and absolutely everything in between.… Read More
Sometimes these brothers me little lessons about compassion.
Scene: A day of boys arguing followed by a “didn’t I just tell you to keep your bodies to yourself” and a red mark on a cheekbone followed by a taking away of an object.… Read More
It’s been awhile since I’ve updated you on our six chickens.
First off, they do finally have names. As we started our flock with two each of Golden Comet, Buff Orpington, and Barred Rock, they were initially impossible to tell apart.… Read More
It’s no secret that I live with anxiety. Currently, things are mostly under check and I feel pretty darn relaxed, calm, and, well, happy. This is not to say I don’t have mild panic attacks on the regular or that I still sometimes get side-swiped by some idle anxiety-car on any random day.… Read More