Lovely Words

Lovely Words

There are many times that things in this world just woo me, and I simply must put pen to paper and write about it. This is where I wax poetic about life. Grab some coffee and see the world through my eyes as I share these lovely words. May they inspire you as they do me.
Fog covered morning just before sunrise on a farm.

Parklike

On a morning around this time two years ago, I was sitting at my kitchen table in Arkansas with my husband, Miah. I was reading or journaling or drinking coffee with my thoughts…

Up close photo of fall leaves on a tree.

Burning Week

During a different life, a million years ago, or maybe just a couple of decades, when I lived in a different world, or maybe in an apartment in a city with no chickens and no dairy cows and no gaggle of sons, I got lost.

Garden arches with plants growing up and over them.

A Night in the Garden

I sat in the garden until after dark tonight. I rarely do. Kids need dinner and baths. The laundry needs to be moved over and the kitchen needs to be cleaned up. But tonight, I stayed out and left the rest to wait.

Three boys giggling in a garden.

The Grief of Growing Up

I cried in bed this morning. I was tired, sure. Somewhere in the wee hours, a gangly ten-year-old shook me violently…

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