Monthly Archives: August 2010

"Beautiful Things"

Yes. “Beautiful Things” by Gungor All this painI wonder if I’ll even find my wayI wonder if my life could really change at allAll this earthCould all that is lost ever be foundCould a garden come up from this ground at all You make beautiful thingsYou make beautiful things out of the dustYou make beautiful […]

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Apples, Peaches and Hyacinth Beans

Is a beautifully ripe, red-speckledy apple a worthy trade for several broken bones and a traumatized toddler? Need a moment to weigh the options… no? That’s probably wise. This was the question troubling me whilst I was balancing twelve, tangled feet up inside of an apple tree, stretching for the fruit that was precariously out of […]

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Apples, Peaches and Hyacinth Beans

Is a beautifully ripe, red-speckledy apple a worthy trade for several broken bones and a traumatized toddler? Need a moment to weigh the options… no? That’s probably wise. This was the question troubling me whilst I was balancing twelve, tangled feet up inside of an apple tree, stretching for the fruit that was precariously out of […]

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Not So Fond of Goodbyes

I don’t remember goodbyes being this difficult. Whether that is because relationships have gotten deeper, my heart more fond or because I’m more present and aware of what we will be missing… maybe all the above, and more… Ohio you are too far away. (This might be the first time I’ve scolded a state. But […]

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Feathering Nests, Building Caves and a Teepee

We’ve recently entered the fun stage of building pillow forts, and making nests out of blankets… Evie calls them nests and caves. It’s sad when we have to take them apart and put everything back. But now we have found a sweet little hideaway that can remain part of our landscape. Isn’t it the cutest!

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