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Tell about it." -Mary Oliver
Category Archives: Everyday stuff
In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art. -Rumi She is four and a … Continue reading
It’s a new year, and I’ve been reading through this special blog, grabbing snippets to paste into the annual family photo album I like to make. It’s been really cool to read my observations, and I was struck again with … Continue reading
Having such a linguistic child has given me a lot of laughs recently. We have full on back and forth conversations now. There are questions, answers, connections, more questions. Her language development amazes me, and it is SO fun to … Continue reading
******* Welcome to the Earth Day Blog Carnival This post is part of the 2012 Earth Day Blog Carnival hosted by Child of the Nature Isle and Monkey Butt Junction. Each participant has shared their practices and insights of earth … Continue reading
I love how my husband and I have started talking to each other in code so Pip won’t overhear and hone in on a word that’s sure to start the pleas or tears when we can’t deliver. “Honey, what did … Continue reading
Your yawn: a sudden declaration of a day well done.