For me, sending a Christmas card, of our new blended family, tops the charts for challenging. This has me wondering: do you have beautiful, but unusual or tender circumstances you struggle to celebrate? Sharing good news in our lives can be so much harder than expected. Because what’s possible on the other side of that … Continue reading Recipe to Not Be Afraid
Did you know there are two ways to define wassail? Googling “wassail” here’s the first thing to pop up: drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way.”he feasted and wassailed with his warriors”synonyms:drink and make merry · go on a drinking bout · go on a binge · … Continue reading We Wassailed. Ish.
Around my later middle school years, I remember asking my mom about the date of Christmas Day. Thanksgiving lay on the horizon, and, I expect in attempt to understand exactly when my vacations from school would transpire, I wanted to run through the general layout of holiday dates. “So Thanksgiving is always on Thursday?” I … Continue reading Little Cracks, Big Openings
Our lives are busy. My husband owns and runs a small market garden (have I mentioned that once or a dozen times? ) about forty minutes away from our home. I work with him, and average close to 40 ours a week, about 8 to 10 hours less than he does. My daughter, Dorothy, goes … Continue reading Parent Fail: Dinnertime