food for creative thought: how I incorporate writing into daily life
mama self care

food for creative thought: how I incorporate writing into daily life

Writing. It’s the adult voice in my child-oriented world. It’s the ear that always listens when a human ear isn’t available. It’s the transmission of mind to paper when a surge of artistic intention burns through. For me, that’s writing. It could be pottery. Or oil painting. Cabinetry. Cooking. Or chess strategy. For me, I must. I … Continue reading

hardscaping, and some gardening
homestead

hardscaping, and some gardening

I had my hands in gardening gloves and actually planted things just weeks after we moved in. I live in the four season world, so my outdoor gardening time is limited. I know it’s a risk for the first year homesteading though. Because…. I’m planting in rocky, sandy topsoil with little nitrogen. It’s heavy and holds water … Continue reading