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What the Gnats Are Really For

When I was on my evening walk, possibly exercising my arms and lungs more than any other body part--as I waved and blew at gnats--I realized I couldn't open my mouth without risk of swallowing those ever-present insects. It was when I looked around, mouth shut tight, that it occurred to me. If only for a moment or two.  … Continue reading What the Gnats Are Really For

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Waving At Strangers

This morning was perfectly beautiful. The sun, the blue skies, the trees waving in the breeze. We were all up earlier than usual, so the littles were dressed and fed and out the door well before 9, enjoying the reprieve from the busyness of the past few days and playing with their friends down the street.  I… Continue reading Waving At Strangers