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 me, to be quite honest. But then, there are those moments when we sit back on our heels and look around and think, Wow. It really is coming along.


Little by little, my patience is honed. Not to perfection, mind you. It just goes to a deeper, more intrinsic place.

Friends came over a few nights ago and the next morning, I received this text…

You seem to have a sense of calm and peace about you.

And then there’s that. :)