An early snowstorm surprised us yesterday. While many of us whined, Wesley barked joyously and rolled and rolled in the cold white snow! We were as ready as we could be for the snow, but not for the 60 mile an hour winds which blew the big barn door open. I heard something banging in Read More →


I happened to look over at our Japanese maple on the way back from my writing studio. It was a bright red light firing up what was a damp, grey day. I felt a spark of joy at the sight. So I ran to the house to get my camera and take a picture before Read More →

It has been two months to the day that I last posted anything. I feel as if I had pushed the pause button sometime in late July and now I long to be restored to me. There are good and bad things in me, secret passageways and surprises in me that I was afraid I Read More →

I wake thinking to myself that there is much to be grateful for on this mid-summer Monday morning. Many of our children are about to arrive to spend their summer time in Maine, and I look forward to what we call “porch time” to learn about their lives, their hopes and dreams and even to Read More →