My word for 2021 is "ask"...
It has been whispering to me as all my words of the year have in the past; ever so softly and showing up in all kinds of places.
"ASK" as in asking for what I need.
"ASKING" hard things of myself.
"ASKING" the universe properly.
“ASKING" others to respect my opinions as I ... Read more →
Green beans are one of my quietest teachers.
Pretty much every year for the past ten years, I have grown them. The simple act of picking them reminds me just because I cannot see them doesn’t mean they aren't there.
I can pick the green beans, leave with a handful, go back out in a few minutes, and find more.
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Whatever you look for, you will find. This I know for sure.
And I have been on a beauty hunt these past five surreal months.
I watch the creativity of our new normal unfold.
Birthdays seem more precious as we celebrate them from afar.
Cookies left on doorsteps.
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Hey loves...picking up over here with a blog post I wrote mid summer 2019 but did not publish it.
Funny how it applies to right now, our life in a pandemic. At the time, Mike and I were staying in my little studio, working on our 1860's row home. I was in the middle of recovering from a concussion.
What stays with me as I re-read this is that I was aware, that as crazy as it all seemed, these would be sweet times looking back on it. There was a lovely simplicity with living with so much less. We ... Read more →