This long, treacherous winter has me longing to skip spring altogether and jump into the warmth of a lazy mid-summer day. I've been dreaming of green - not scattered shoots of crocuses or the chartreuse of emerging leaves, but vibrant swaths of treetop and grass so lush that it begs for bare feet. Steinbeck wrote … Continue reading Mid-Summer Green
Our family closed 2013 skiing with close friends in Northern Michigan where subzero windchills kept all but diehard skiers off of the slopes. The cold may have prevented us from spending the entire day outside, but paired with a new-fallen blanket of snow, it brought the gift of quiet which was almost as beautiful as … Continue reading Welcome, 2014! I’ve been waiting for you.