Finding My Way

Finding My Way

I was supposed to be doing the vacuuming and laundry and dishes–the normal cleaning that makes the house livable. And the house needed a good cleaning. It had been a busy week. But though I don’t even remember opening the cabinets or walking into the...
Messy, beautiful life

Messy, beautiful life

Over the past few weeks as Spring begins to take shape, I have been gradually cleaning up the debris of winter again. I’ve written many times about collecting the various objects the earth spits out after a winter of freezing and the shifts of thawing, objects...
Picking up Sticks

Picking up Sticks

The calendar says it’s Spring these days, even though the weather apparently hasn’t heard the news. And though I had to put a coat on to do so, I finally made it outside to start picking up sticks in my yard. As a child, picking up sticks was one of my...