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Enough

Enough

This time last year Eli and I were already on the island. I had work to do there before everyone could go so John and Benjamin came later. But Eli and I were bustling around…

House-A-Fire

House-A-Fire

When does parenting stop being a verb? It might be when you burn down your house or then again it might not. So I set my house on fire. Actually it wasn’t the whole house….

Cheer Up

Cheer Up

That crisp, clean, dry smell of autumn is in the air, so stunning and surprising every year, a smell forever connected to bright color, fresh apples and the eagerness of children, pencils and notebooks in…

What I Learned On My Summer vacation

What I Learned On My Summer vacation

It’s been a long stretch of days without much sun, and the rain came down sideways for a while, hard and cold. The winds were fierce. Now it is just dreary and drizzly. It’s that…

Summer 2010

Summer 2010

Not much summer left and this one was a doozy. Some things we planned didn’t happen and a bunch of things we wished would never happen did anyway. We were on island for a bunch…

The Big Ones

The Big Ones

Yesterday one of my children asked me how you figure out how to get what you want. This is a kid who was worrying about finals and grades and getting into college and what kind…

Hanging Out to Dry

Hanging Out to Dry

The humble dandelion is a pretty dramatic thing. Just Tuesday our meadow was ablaze with their yellow heads bopping in the breeze. Then a cold wind blew in with a big thunderstorm and now home…