They closed with little fanfare. New opportunities only come from shut doors. One shop that had been in place for years transfers to my daughter, Shyanne, and she will have more success without the overhead. The new shop space is … Continue reading Close Two, On With the New
A new little farmgirl is joining our family this November. During Emily’s ultrasound yesterday I watched in awe as the little skeleton baby moved her knees into her chest, moved her arms, and turned her head. Is there anything more … Continue reading A New Farmgirl and the Family Farm
And then they thought, “Why, we should be four. Four holds infinite love at its door.” But first there was one. She is our youngest daughter, Emily, and she is ever so much fun. Then there were two. And no … Continue reading What if There Were Four? (a joyful family tale)
I finished my book. Two years ago, exactly, I was sitting in my friends’ living room in San Diego. I loved visiting Lisa and Steve. Over glasses of wine we discussed future, the spirit world, wisdom, and a book I … Continue reading The Dance of Medicine and Wisdom Keepers…writing my life story
I can see her still, pixie sized, with soft blond hair just brushing her shoulders, and compassionate, smiling eyes swirling her wine glass. I can see her in the vineyards, on the boat watching the whales, in her home watching inspirational … Continue reading Death and Laughter
Two of my favorite people in my world are celebrating their birthdays. My beautiful granddaughter, Maryjane Rose, who adds so much sunshine and love to our family arrived five years ago this morning. It was a snowy March day and … Continue reading Pa and His Present
The memory of walking up the steps to my great-grandmother’s bungalow as a young girl is still vivid to me now. Every summer the wide, cement porch railing would be filled with geraniums. The lush greenery topped with clusters of … Continue reading Geraniums Mean Home. Geraniums Mean Love.
When her brother turned eighteen, we threw him a big surprise party. He and his friend were a little late but when they walked in a long table of people had menus covering their faces and yelled surprise! When her … Continue reading The Surprise Party (happy 21st miss mims!)
As I get older the things I treasure are fewer but hold more intensity. Relationships tend to take precedence in life these days. The sacredness of being on this life journey with another soul is so breathtakingly beautiful and I have … Continue reading A Birthday Wish for Shyanne
I have a really big announcement for my amazing blog readers! Now this is top secret because it was written as a gift to my children for Christmas so I cannot promote it on any social media sites that they … Continue reading My New Cookbook is Released!