This week I have been painting fences. We share a boundary with no fewer than six […]
On Friday morning last week, one of my children came downstairs with blue teeth. I didn’t […]
Over the weekend, a friend asked me what my children’s ethnic heritage is. (Answer: complicated.) When […]
I’ve been clearing out my suits. Recently I went through our wardrobes, pulling out the things […]
  “Kee!” I heard it, thought: “buzzard,” and accordingly lifted my head to see it. There […]
The first hour after waking is beautiful. The nights and mornings are drawing in, so as […]
Every time I unfurl my Yoga mat or try to sit in quiet meditation it’s the […]
We were sitting at the table crunching our cereal yesterday morning—the twelve year old, bleary in […]
My four year old son has an uncanny knack for finding insects. Everywhere he goes, he […]
Sometimes it takes little reminders to see things through my children’s eyes. I’ll be going along […]