This morning

This morning

This morning, in early morning darkness, I was puttering around the kitchen making lunches for my kids. I was already deep within the maze of my mind, planning and making lists for the day; worrying how I would fit everything in. Gently, a little hand tugged at my...
Happy-sad back to school days

Happy-sad back to school days

My baby went to kindergarten this morning and I am feeling just a little bit sad today. Not wallowing in a gallon of ice cream sad. More stinging tears behind my eyes and a small lump in my throat kind of sad. It is the kind of sad that one only arrives at from a...
Summer Afternoon

Summer Afternoon

From Aveen’s article in this month’s “Queen of the Castle Magazine” “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” -Henry James   My youngest son, age five, is all...