Even Mother Nature deserves a good performance now and then.
I woke in the middle of Sunday night under the oppressive heat of two sweaty and hot bodies piled on top of me. Mom and Dad are gone on vacation, so Bob is sleeping down at the farm all this week. Knowing I am quick to pass out in bed at the end of each […]
The rain was slapping down on the windshield with an uncharacteristically heavy splat as we pulled out of the farm driveway on the way to Saturday morning’s farmers’ market. The edges of each drop on the glass were beginning to gel and freeze, an ominous sign about the day ahead. Bob and I had left […]
I woke up this morning and came down to my office. I should have done yoga. I should have meditated. Instead, I fixed my attention on the woodstove. It’s late May, for Pete’s sake, I shouldn’t need a fire. But I couldn’t stop shivering. I stumbled through the dark outside until I had some kindling […]
The cat ate the heads off of two of the girls’ baby chicks, the computer completely crashed beyond repair, and three warning lights came on in the car. And then, stopping by the mailbox, I get this. And, that’s about all I need to say, “Heck with it. This is a great day.” I’ll keep […]