Ovoid Beauty

I know from experience dishware won’t hold up forever, at least not without their distinguished cracks and chipped edges, but something tells me this one may outlast us all. Baby Bear cherishes it. She persuaded me to make the impulse … Continue reading

Summer is Watermelon Season

Have I told you about my summer home? I’m dreaming of it and it looks something like this. Minimalist living is a given when in a straw-hat most of the day. Shoes not permitted and certainly no clutter. Not that … Continue reading

Spritely at Sundown

Spritely at Sundown

We found a couple of subjects today worthy of a snapshot…one winged feather and one tail feather. What luck! Our daily strolls on the hunt for black walnuts and apples from nearby plots has now morphed into a keen eye … Continue reading

Uniformed and Equipped

to march into the holidays. While downloading and saving these photos, I was mystified by Baby Bear’s expression and gate and how it resembled Girl with Pigtails. It is said we find influences and copy them. Since the cold front, … Continue reading

Still Searching

Around this time of year by way of its crisp and frosty air, carrying with it hints of citrusy aromatic Douglas fir and the woodsy vapors of rosemary on melting fat of a leg of lamb, I don’t feel like … Continue reading

“Ena,”

little bear requests with her woeful look and her index finger pointing up. She has it down alright. Her averted and sorrowful eyes, head tilted to one side and her usual cheery brim turned upside down to almost a pout. … Continue reading

The Prodigious Package

  I used to think the best things came in small packages and that eventually they may add up to something like a collection of shiny and sparkly bijoux with stories behind each little piece. While I’m fortunate enough to … Continue reading

A Desolate Road

No one can relate. Another day on Wall Street has passed, eclipsed by the usual lurking shadow that haunts the hallways instead of rousing company spirit. It pierces a stake right through the hearts of the proud and honest working … Continue reading

In flux, In motion,

in the middle of doing, learning and creating because every little thing matters. We go through changes in moods and interests in our nest particularly with little bear. Currently she tends to abandon her safe zone of appropriate toys and … Continue reading

Summer Birds

Chilled mango lassi, long starry nights in a hammock, a racing Santa in Spandex along El Camino Real and of course our golden rule, twenty minutes of reading every morning…these are a few of our favorite summer things. Yes, a … Continue reading