thanksgiving

how do you rest?

December 6, 2016
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All weekend we are in the same room, but we hardly exchange a word. It is the most romantic Thanksgiving holiday of my life. David has the turkey smoking on the BBQ and I am cleaning the bathroom when I hear her boots clicking down the hallway. Our daughter, Kaitlin, arrives from Salt Lake City. […]

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community provides the background to see each individual

November 8, 2012
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I am grateful for aspen trees, especially at this time of year. Their leaves turn golden as if the sun has come to shine inside the white bark trunk of every tree and glow out the tip of each shimmering leaf. Are you aware that a grove of aspen trees is a single organism? This […]

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a month of soulful gratitude

November 5, 2012
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Nothing makes me happier than listing the things for which I’m grateful. The simple reason is that, as I notice things that make my life wonderful, the Beauty of the thing GROWS. Why is this? Focus brings clarity. So I’m beginning my gratitude month with photography. I have a cadre of photographer friends who have […]

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cinnamon rolls taste like gratitude

November 28, 2011
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Because many sticky fingered readers asked me about my Thanksgiving snowflakes I’m reposting this.   Cinnamon rolls remind me to be grateful, consequently they are my altared space today.  When my children were young my husband and I lived in the same town as both our parents.  With divorce on both sides we had a […]

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