Missing Mama

Missing Mama

I was accused of being in the water for three hours. I’ve been accused of worse things, but there’s no way I could have because my bladder signals me after about an hour and as much as I would have … Continue reading

Nature’s Lights

Nature’s Lights

Baby Bear lures me out in search of fireflies. It’s a loyal bunch that turn up into our woods. As the darkness deepens, they don their light show and I’m rather content as the heat dissipates into blackness. There are … Continue reading

Head and Heart

First stop of the trip. It always is, however first time in such torridity. Blasted with radiating rays, never before have we felt such heat from the sun. It’s a daily strut down to the docs multiply times a day, … Continue reading

Not Enough Breeze

Not Enough Breeze

Sultry and sticky weather hit today and this door no longer remains ajar. A little disruption at times isn’t a bad thing, but how I appreciate a refreshing pre-summer breeze drifting through the nest reminding to me to step out … Continue reading

Do What You Gotta Do

Do What You Gotta Do

If I look grimy in this photo it’s because I was. We hit the sandbox, which for the first time since the heat kicked in we had it all to ourselves. After castle building, we lied supine and basked in … Continue reading

My Kind of Cosmos

This scattering of asterisks not only intoxicated us with a cosmic aroma but incited musings of a new discovery…Bouchai, a combination of kombucha and chai. A little effervescent and a little spicy over a full glass of shaved ice by … Continue reading

Park Checklist

Park Checklist

Park Checklist Playground…duh? ✔️  Lake…for pedaling around swiftly ✔️  Fish…for tossing remnants of snack ✔️  Lily pads…for watching critters chill out ✔️  Bridges…for traversing in suspense ✔️  Ducks…for mimicking their quacking ✔️  Ducklings…for trying to cradle in palms for transporting … Continue reading

Stay August Stay

If only we could stop the month of August and let it linger on a bit longer. Its light, like steeping tea seeps into the western part of the nest. Dusk…that magical light, in this eve of August night, nimbly … Continue reading

Tried and True

Please accept my apologies for this non-July recipe. It was a request from a special person for a special day, so cardamom clouds in July here we come. While we are normally beach-combing this month and discovering an interesting rock … Continue reading

At the Edge of the Day

Roses glow. Something about the edge of the day before our sprouts and blooms vanish into the dark night sky…something about that light, that aura that illuminates the embryonic, unfurling leaves and how the petals meddle with the light. Scattered … Continue reading