A Reminder from the King, and Batman, and A Peagreen Boat

We moved!We moved, and things blurred into twinkle lights and frost, cardboard boxes and missing socks.Life has slowed down, wonderfully so.I started reading poetry to the boys at night, their favorite being Rudyard Kipling: the Man who is for men, and young men, and for boys who like wolves and the Sambhur bells. I have … Continue reading A Reminder from the King, and Batman, and A Peagreen Boat

What Happens When You Think In The Garden

I went outside at dusk, when you have to squint to see. The spring air was breezy and my poor husband sneezed away in the corner, digging in the hard pan, trying to kill the sprinkler monster that has taken over our front lawn. I ignored his allergic noises and smelled the jasmine in the … Continue reading What Happens When You Think In The Garden

Baby Steps to the Cheerios

I read the back of the Cheerios box this morning, because I'm always word-hungry. If you register the code online the company will donate a dollar to help the underprivileged get cholesterol screening. I don't think much about cholesterol screening, and I don't even like Cheerios (I give them to my son who hasn't discovered … Continue reading Baby Steps to the Cheerios