Mothering


Walking each other home

Walking each other home

It is a complicated place, this world. And everyone I know is trying to make a home, find and build community in whatever way they can on this blue-green earth.

Landing in Berkeley California

Landing in Berkeley California

Life feels like a gauntlet sometimes of decisions and relationship stresses, social commitments, text notifications, and traffic. I just need a break. I can't escape all the necessary work of life, but as much as possible I'm going to carve out a time here in Berkeley that is restorative and restful. I'm going to take a vacation.

Spring Fever

Spring Fever

The mountains are an insistent call in our life, and spring fever is real. Satisfying the itch for outdoors and adventure while raising our teens in a supportive community, this is the balancing act of our lives.

All the time there is

All the time there is

The New Year as a time to start fresh, get life in order, whatever else you hoped to achieve, is an arbitrary date.

Perimeters & Foundations

Perimeters & Foundations

In this last month of the year, amongst holiday activities, Advent meditations, and the general good will and cheer (and busyness) of the season I am also mentally preparing to put closure on this year and anticipating and planning for the next.

14 :: 41

14 :: 41

The end of every November Brienne has a birthday, and then, sure as the spinning of the earth on which our birthdays depend, seven days later I too have a birthday. Exactly one week apart.

These kids

These kids

In general I don't post a ton of kid photos on the blog. This isn't a "these are my kids" blog, but today it is.