less, but in no way lesser

This year did not go as expected. Few do, I’ve found, but this one went off the rails right around Memorial Day. It was a tough haul to get things back on track. That happened about the first week in December, and then it...

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scenes from solstice

And with these, I think I’ll bow out until next week. Kristina has landed and should be home soon. There are presents to wrap and cookies to bake. My sisters will be down for a quick visit next week. We are blessed. Merry...

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we made it…

Happy Solstice! We have been hunkered down here, lighting candles, playing our favourite Christmas music, baking, and (finally) getting the last ornaments on our tree, landing the angel on the top-most branch. Yesterday...

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the little hands of summer

There is a book we bring out every year with the other children’s holiday books.  They used to live on the bookshelves year-round, but as Kristina grew up, and other books wanted to occupy that space, the holiday/winter...

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