we talked : mostly about fire and water. but about life. beginning middle end. it was just enough to fill our cups without overflow. although perhaps we did just enough burning to become thirsty again.
today was not what i planned. i was home alone supposed to be working on homework. i tried. it just was a mess in my craft/work room and that is where i needed to do work. so my time was not wasteful but sometimes wayward. i actually started the day at the coffee shop, butContinue reading “joy :: day three :: personified”
are we not like the earth? the green easing into the brown? the blue jutting against the reds, the wet rejoicing loudly against the parched? are our souls not like the earth serged together, as a weird, ever-changing topography entrapped with unexplainables & iridescence? we cannot allow the distance of miles or the threat ofContinue reading “joy :: day one :: at the table”
I am delighted to share another amazing recipe that my friend Ellen has gathered, tested, photographed (& hopefully enjoyed) with you all! Please, take it away Ellen! During the Fall season, I always find myself craving yummy comfort food. I think it’s a combination of the cooler weather and football watching that happens inContinue reading “Confidence Can Cook :: are you ready for some footballlllll?”
in life there are moments that you will relive over & over again because they are little or big gifts from God. the moment RL asked me to marry him, will be one of them: i said yes.
how do you explain a special gift of attending a women’s Christian conference & a travel plan that makes you anxious (switching planes & a big Hotlanta airport with an embarrassing story to boot), & the connections from a stranger-turned-friend are placed in just the right timing? & even perhaps, how you sit next toContinue reading “i have HOPE because it was SPOKEN (part one)”
about my fears, i wrote the following, knowing that only by conquering my fears of beginning, will i ever know if i can. the more i wonder, the braver i become. i am not the west. i am the north. i breathe the south. i embrace the east. but the west. it is scary, dry,Continue reading “i will conquer the west”
i don’t know if it is the perfectly perfect little thumbnail picture that we choose. which statuses we “like”. who we “follow”. or the idea that somehow beyond the visual pixels and colors and music, that these people, be it a blogger, or fellow “pinner”, or a coworker’s jealous-inducing status updates on facebook, that makeContinue reading “gooey s’mores”
:: the idea man :: my papa was a builder. brick by brick he planned the great structures he would erect in the metro detroit area. he and his brothers became known for their quality of workmanship. they have a few local Detroit landmarks from their years with the DMKitchen Building Co. but, in myContinue reading “blueprint :: the Kitchens”
the thing about life is, it can be stressful. it can be downright unfair. it can be sickish, and dirty, and grumpy, and disgusting, and mean. BUT…sometimes it can be fun. it can be light. it can be hilarious, and lovely, and comforting, right down to the joy at getting some new awesome mittens. takeContinue reading “please… enjoy it!”