Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

It was his last day closing.  It was such a lovely night he opted to walk.  “I’ll meet you half way,” I replied. I stopped at the bridge that passed over the bike trail and stream and looked over trying to glimpse ducks swimming in the moonlight.  The city stars shone overhead.  I was warm in …

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We loaded the children up the first week of December in 2009 to find adventure and a new life in New Mexico.  I had already scouted out a few rentals in charming adobes for us and we were going to stay a week near the plaza in Santa Fe.  A week of rejuvenation is just …

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