little by little.

Each day we learn more. The sweet personalities of our new goats. The tenaciousness of Otis the Farm Dog. The patterns of early morning light around our home. And little by little, we’re discovering new pockets into which we’re planting new life. Sometimes, often actually, the amount of work to lift this place up overwhelms […]

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rip.

Let me introduce you to my very favorite jeans. They’re quite horrible.   They are incredibly thread bare. In fact, every time I wear them, I feel the creases that have been so worn in tear a little more. I’m afraid to move too quickly in them, squat, or bend over, because I’m quite sure they’ll just […]

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curiosity.

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose […]

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look.

Minute by minute, the day changes. 8:51 a.m. A world where someone creates: bending and melting and cutting metal. 9:16 a.m. The drive home turns gray. 9:23 a.m. The drive home turns gold. 10:15 a.m. For just a moment each morning, there’s a rainbow in my bathroom.  

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