Barnaby

This is Barnaby.   A year ago when we moved, Iz was having a really hard time with it. Moving’s hard at any age, but 7 is especially difficult, I Read More…

Another Life Adjustment

Well, ┬áthat was quite a year, wasn’t it? I haven’t posted here since June of 2016, and in that time there have been some changes. Family members got sick. There Read More…

October

There is a lot of cocooning here nowadays, but we had a brief window of sun this weekend. I’ve been moving through stages of grief as I grapple with the Read More…

Thank You

So, as tends to happen at times, life has been sucking a bit lately. The stories are not mine to share, but suffice to say some people near and dear Read More…

Cypress Lookout

We ran up to the Cypress lookout on a spontaneous family adventure last week. I hadn’t been up there for years, and I’d forgotten how the sunset turns the city Read More…

Sunshine and Showers

Yesterday B and I engaged in our yearly “Oh crap we’re having a buttload of people over soon so we gotta clean up the yard” ritual. Inevitably, we get to Read More…

My Feminism Covers My Body

I am kind of in major super stress mode right now while I try to prep for my upcoming Poland trip (Poland! Eeeee!), finish off Isabeau’s homeschooling for the year, Read More…

Spring Style Tips

She doesn’t wear pants. Ever. Then last month a certain 7 year old from Seattle came to visit with a pile of hand me downs. Suddenly, pants are fine. But Read More…

Black and Blue

It’s been a contemplative 24 hours or so. On Saturday, someone from my past messaged me: what are your thoughts on growing up in the church you grew up in? Read More…

Renewal

You guys, I have been so sick. Weeks of low grade sickness that has not been bad enough to take a vacation from my life, but has been just bad Read More…