MORTALITY: Planting More Than a Garden

There is much more to planting a garden than pushing seeds into the ground. If you plant a garden with someone else, especially with someone you love, you just might find yourself talking about important things. That is because there is no clock in a garden and people forget about …

Mortality: Afton’s Christmas Cookies

Grandma Took the Time Fast approaching is the Christmas Season. Reminders of Christmases Past are sweet and touching, especially when a little girl is wearing a Christmas tree on her head and Grandma’s apron around her neck. Spread throughout this blog are some of my favorite pictures of ways that …

Gathered Together: Shaving Cream 2020

We usually rent a bounce house/slide. This year we decided against it simply because we didn’t feel comfortable with our ability to disinfect it in light of the COVID spread. Nevertheless, the kids made it clear that it wasn’t our summer gathering without a shaving cream fight.  Lindsay was in …