A Cause Célèbre

These days our windows look as if someone flicked her wrist with a few broad strokes of a chartreuse-tipped paint brush. It’s a heavily wooded view masterly leafing out right about now as the soft pastels of spring emerge overhead. … Continue reading

Finding the Kingdom

Finding the Kingdom

Day two of schooling in our fort. Day two of intermittent rain as well. It looks like a little learner will be mostly in her fort this week and not hanging out in our sweet spot in the woods. At … Continue reading

No Dilly-Dallying on Your Way to Grandmas

Guess she’s got this area covered alright. She must have been a Sikh guru from Punjab, or a Suri of Ethiopia or stick fighting among the Guanches of the Canary Islands in her past lives. I looked back and without … Continue reading

Watering Hole

Watering Hole

We’ll be hanging out here, or wherever there is water until my real life begins. After downloading a few photos, I have noticed a water theme…must be something about it I should investigate. Baby bear can’t get enough of dipping … Continue reading

Can’t Cancel the ‘Akash’

Can’t Cancel the ‘Akash’

Something about the human genome that must be incredible, why else all the fuss? It doesn’t all add up unless of course we are talking about the unimaginable…I can’t wait to find out, therefore I’m leaving my “junk dna” intact. … Continue reading

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

Too Much of A Good Thing

Is there such a thing? At almost 7:30 pm, sunlight; it did take some getting used to waking up an extra hour earlier to enjoy a little more play before supper. In an opaque tiny vile, an elixir for the … 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 Road Not Taken

I always feel a need to sing the chorus of De colores when on our adventure to what feels like grandma’s nest. Within a quarter of an hour, we trot through a mini forest and various gardens to get to … Continue reading