Reaching

Reaching

The daffodils in my yard are springing to life. It seems early – but they’re already pushing green tips through the dirt and reaching for the sun.    It’s only January – there’s a lot of cold left in the season. To reach the fullness of their beauty and survive...
Fixing

Fixing

Repairing, fastening, deciding.   This weekend was filled with fixing.   With a line of hampers filling the hallway outside the laundry room, the washing machine balked … but eventually complied with our request, once we “fixed” it.   With an abundance...
Connecting Dots

Connecting Dots

Connect the dots. A child’s game to be sure, but also a terrific skill to carry into adulthood. A puzzler and game player from nearly the beginning, I loved watching a page covered with amorphous dots take shape as I added one convoluted line. From one to two to three...