Summertime

This summer season I am doing a few things differently than usual. Rather than being completely unscheduled for a few (rather glorious) weeks, I’m involved in a journaling ‘class’. The daily prompts show up via email while I am sleeping and have me writing in the early mornings in the garden while I listen to […]

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Missing Home

I boarded a flight for Florida work meeting earlier this week and I’m still in the process of figuring out where I am and why I’m here. But my work life is a whole ‘nuther story and I find myself praying daily for wisdom and clarity. I like what I do but it’s just sometimes […]

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The Morning After

Occasionally we will wake up the next day and think that it would be easier to sell the house and start over rather than wash all those party dishes…and hello? Who still uses glassware that can’t go in the dishwasher? Ummm…us. Because it’s so pretty after all. And I like ‘real’ dishes – so I […]

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A Day Trip Away

This past week was quiet, followed by a filled up weekend. I am technically off work for a few weeks but the phone calls and emails continue to trickle in with people needing things…but it’s still been a welcome, much needed break. I had grand plans of cleaning out our storage shed as well as […]

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What Happens in the Garden

stays in the garden. Again, it’s not a fancy place. There is a pizza oven which was purchased last summer in lieu of a family vacation. There is always a tablecloth on the table, most (if not all) that were brought home from random Italian markets…and at a price point of no more that 10 […]

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About Us

Because it’s not just about me. My family and I live in a little (as in LITTLE) house on a little street smack dab in the middle of southern California. We made the decision a long time ago to stay in the starter house that we could barely afford, because it turns out you can […]

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About the Garden

Not so long ago in a far away country, we visited a garden.  It wasn’t big and it wasn’t fancy…just a small gravely courtyard full of plants and twinkly lights behind iron gates. In the middle of this garden were a few long tables with lots of candles and plenty of chairs all around. We […]

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This New Space

will soon be my new gathering place.  My houseful of boys are beginning to fly and after more than 10 years over there,  I’m thinking it’s time for something new. But in the meantime,  I’m still parked a click away. Come visit. =) A Houseful Of Boys

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