Today…a reprieve

Today is quiet and foggy and cool. For now. Hair in a ponytail, coffee-full, paperwork to finish before I race to gather in community of the morning. I am at peace. Yesterday, I was not. I had encountered, faced, and fessed up to a lingering anger. As I do, I sorted my thoughts and mighty … More Today…a reprieve

Life in the whirlwind

My friend, Rainey, her two sparky man-tots, and one gentle giant Nana-dog just left the tiny house after a few days in Manhappiness. It was so much fun: noisy, squishy, toddlery, instructive, napping-full (all of us) – a sun-kissed adventure. It was also like a tornado parked inside the reading loft for a few days. Oh … More Life in the whirlwind

Waiting

I am waiting on word of a test; someone I love is wondering. I am waiting to hear from a friend who is on another adventure – one both bitter and sweet. We are waiting for the swelter-fest of summer to break and early fall to supplant the 100+ degrees from the Flint Hills. Some … More Waiting

Pebble or Seed

You can ignore the pebble in your shoe for only so long. While hiking in Colorado, a tiny pebble made its way into my shoe. It was Day 1 of a too-brief weekend retreat; I was intent on exploring when I first noticed and ignored it. Up the paths, over the stream where the prayer flags … More Pebble or Seed