Category Archives: thoughts

just when

just when I decide that I’m over winter that I’ve had enough already when I roll my eyes and clench my jaw at yet another sub zero forecast   you go and get all sparkly and shiny and fresh and new you make me open my eyes and study this big old beautiful world in […]

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connecting threads

  It was a random picture I snapped with my phone the last day of summer vacation, the day before a new school year. There was a chill in the air even in August with white puffy clouds set against a brilliant blue sky. All three boys climbed up on a spider web going higher […]

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ordinary and amazing

  True confession:  I have a soft spot for dandelions. I mean, really, it’s a perennial wildflower. Right? This flower never makes its way into a bouquet of congratulations. It is not wrapped in tissue paper or arranged into a planter. It’s not exchanged between lovers to express undying, passionate affection. We all love the […]

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the little things…

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.”  ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn So I experimented with macro photography for the first time yesterday.  And, I have to say, I couldn’t believe how it changed my perspective on how I saw things.  I had to get down, get close, and really take time to focus.  It’s amazing what […]

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