snow

what church and show tunes show me about my daughter

February 5, 2014
Thumbnail image for what church and show tunes show me about my daughter

I’m listening to a mix CD my daughter made me as I drive through snowy mountains. The occasional barn makes its appearance, but mostly it is vast open space. White, rolling silence. I live in the Rockies and stones make themselves known underneath all the white. They peek out their faces to smile at the […]

Read the full post →

cutting and filming swirling snowflakes

December 1, 2010
Thumbnail image for cutting and filming swirling snowflakes

          Reading with my children is a place I find my church. It’s where my skin becomes soft and my soul is transported. The Island of Yummy became established as an institution when my babies were young. With one in each arm, and a book open between us, I could always find that fountain of […]

Read the full post →

squeaky snow

January 31, 2010
Thumbnail image for squeaky snow

Some Saturdays are for sprinkling Beauty Confetti, which is a way of thinking. I love it when it rains down on me and catches me by surprise.               A spring snow is nice, heavy and wet and drenching the earth in a layer of hydrating goodness. The first fall snow is wonderful for the […]

Read the full post →

finding enough in the ether, my sacrum and the moments after my daughter was born

January 11, 2010
Thumbnail image for finding enough in the ether, my sacrum and the moments after my daughter was born

       When my daughter was born I had the feeling of ether. Life became surreal and all I was capable of doing was staring and Loving. Good friends had given us giant white lilies and I spent hours laying her, naked, in a circle of these big blossoms atop a black blanket, simply staring at […]

Read the full post →