January 24, 2017
by Tricia

To my children

To my children, You spent this past Saturday without me. I know. Weird, right? Weekends are sacred in this house. I’ve made them so. After weekdays spent mostly apart, I spin our Saturdays and Sundays around family. But on Saturday I woke before you. more »

January 6, 2017
by Tricia

Without Hope

I was thinking, this morning, about 2016. I’d rather not, anymore, but given it’s largeness and also, still, its recentness, I’m not sure any of us can escape it quite yet. A comment on my last post got me thinking more »

January 1, 2017
by Tricia

Open and Truth in 2017

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’” ~Alfred Lord Tenneyson Good morning, 2017. Please, grab a cup of coffee, settle in, and get comfortable. We have a lot of work to do but more »

December 22, 2016
by Tricia

A season of distraction

I broke a lifelong rule of mine this year. I decorated our home for Christmas before Thanksgiving. Four days before Thanksgiving. And it felt really good. So good, in fact, that I decided to do all the Christmas things as more »

September 27, 2016
by Tricia

Girl at the beach

She is one. Even the low tide reaches her belly button. She’s as timid as she is tiny. These days, you might say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Tiny. Timid. I hung up my adventure seeking flag right more »