I Wonder at Times

I Wonder at Times

It’s not an uncommon scene around here to find accoutrements of polite fashions—lace, sequence, ribbons, yarn, feathers, and one of our favorite’s washi tapes. While we don’t adorn ourselves with them, instead we keep ourselves preoccupied with and tinker with … Continue reading

No Turning Back

No Turning Back

For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. – Matthew 24:21 Until then, we have our prejudices. Anyone willing to live with torment isn’t … Continue reading

Paid in Full,

Paid in Full,

debt that stood against us. Hallelujah! It’s a shifting season, the one that breathes new life with a gust that can blow us away if we allow. The taste of transformation looms as the temps continue to plunge and the … Continue reading

One with the Breeze

One with the Breeze

I had a caption for this. It was crafty. I thought to myself, I ought to write it down. I didn’t. I forgot what the small voice whispered to me. But my vibrant artist has sketched a few of these. … Continue reading

I Gave It a Good Try, Didn’t I?

I Gave It a Good Try, Didn’t I?

No longer can I compromise for the sake of hollow promises. To think I turned the better parts of me inside out—my heart, my spirit and my mind all for the sake of the make-believe you so frantically keep alive, … Continue reading

Make the Ordinary

Extra-Ordinary!

Time, Cherished Time

Creating opportunities in intervals has been my motto for almost two decades now. I haven’t had a whole lot of intervals to myself during those times, although cherished, not much alone time. So while my schedule hasn’t been mine for … Continue reading

In Progress

In Progress

What we have here is science in progress. There is often something in-the-making in our nest (mostly intentional), and this latest one has led to disappointment. This beauty was a gift and the other exclusively white ones we felt could … Continue reading

Winter the Most Dramatic

Winter the Most Dramatic

We moved the glitter confetti to another tabletop as the new dining tablescape was too festive for some. We will reserve the table for feasting for now and resume with shaping sparkling hearts on another where markings have already been … 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