Posts with Label: Matt

One Month

One Month

One month from today we will be sitting on an airplane, getting ready to head back to America. The grand adventure will be over. My emotions these days swing like a pendulum, one minute devastated to be leaving and the next ecstatic to be going home.  Nothing I can do but let those emotions be […]

Spring

Spring

It’s officially spring, although the weather everywhere I look seems not to have gotten the memo.  The garden is popping up some spring-y looking surprises, but England generally doesn’t feel really like spring until at least late May, so it’s not quite time to put away the scarves and heavy coats yet. (Matt got overly […]

Cooking Together

Cooking Together

Give me a kitchen full of people and I am a happy girl.  Give me chaos and people bustling around, talking – or more likely in this house – shouting, passing each other ingredients, taking turns chopping and stirring. I love the noise and the mess and the cooperation and the arguments and the busyness […]

Bless Us

Bless Us

Such a cliche, maybe, but when I’m feeling lost, poems help me find my way.  Often it’s the same ones that I go back to, reliable old friends that remind me what matters.  Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Mary Oliver, Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, Maya Angelou, Wendell Berry. Sometimes I find new ones and they immediately […]

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