Our Common Ground

It’s been a while. I’ve attempted to record a few things here in recent weeks, but each time resulted in a few words that didn't

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Time to Dig in Again

Late winter spoon buttering.  The remaining 2017 tomatoes have finally been cooked down into sauce, and with that, the quick pace of summer is on

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More of the Same Good Life

My father departed from this world during the pinnacle week between Christmas and New Years. He made it through Emily’s birthday, then Christmas Day, then

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No Time to Waste

At some point last week I suggested to Adam that if we didn’t get our tree now, I’m not sure we’d be able to get

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Housekeeping

Today I wanted to stop in and go over a few end of the year blog housekeeping notes, take stock of this small corner on

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The Prettiest Thing

I was raised in a Catholic church, though I resigned upon receiving the sacrament of confirmation at age 15. Inside the church I felt more

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Small Talk

Lake Willoughby, Mount Pisgah, and a few orange splashes of color, indicating rare-to-the-region oaks.    Two summers ago I spent a lot of time immersed

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