There is something sacred about sitting around a fire and listening to stories when the weather is cold and the season is dark. I think we tell ourselves we sit there for the warmth that the fire gives. But I also think that while the warmth might begin as a spark from the fire that… Continue reading Light and Warmth Everlasting
It was early evening when she came down the stairs and told us she was going to church the next morning. She needed to go, and so she was going. And anyone else who wanted to was welcome, more than welcome--she'd love the company--to go with her. To say I was taken aback would be… Continue reading Speak Up!
What a beautiful day we had today here at the house! While it started off a bit cold, it warmed up to be glorious and I may or may not have seen two boys (whom I might have been responsible for) running around outside in their bare feet. Sorry, Mess Cat. (Now I get why… Continue reading Mother Nature’s Obituary
To tell this story, I need to share some background information. First of all, last Monday the Fella took the day off from work to build me a fire pit. A fire pit! I've been thinking about one for quite a while now, and I finally decided to drop that as my official hint as… Continue reading Partying at the Pit