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Expectations

Once you have kids there is this list of things your children should follow. Some people somewhere devised a “plan” for them. From the beginning everything is documented,
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Beach Bums

This past week we were up in Maine immersing ourselves in the smell of salt air. As far back as I can remember into my childhood the summers
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The End

Our stay here in the green mountains is coming to a close. The general state of mind for all of us in varying degrees is treading between mourning
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Treats

There is a secret around here, and unless you live here you would never find it. Tucked up in the hills, and luckily right near our host house,
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Vacation

We headed off on vacation this week to Vermont to house sit our friends homestead while they go fishing. It’s a great deal for both parties – we
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Growing

Nothing has taught me clearer life lessons than my garden. I wanted a garden for SO LONG, my first attempt at a plot didn’t work out. I resorted
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Planting trip

Meg, the kids and I drove up to Vermont last weekend to help our friends get their garden going for the season. It was rainy, cool and the
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Rainy

We spent an amazing weekend in Vermont remembering how to breathe slowly, and deeply. Upon return the re-entry has been a beast, and every morning so far feels
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Our other car

We learned a while ago that a big step towards getting out of the city is to carry little debt, and have some cash on hand to buy
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Simple

Last Sunday morning my husband went outside, and returned with this. Without saying a word, he quietly placed it next to me while I was reading the New
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