Local Joy

Saturday afternoon we popped in to see the new bakery opening downtown, Honeycomb Bakery. The children ate warm toast and apple butter, Will had a thick slice of avocado toast topped with locally grown pea shoots and sliced peppers, and I relished a warm slice of freshly baked challah slathered with chocolate hazelnut spread and… Continue reading Local Joy



Here I am, midweek and on the cusp of a new school year. Sure, we have a few more weeks of summer, but I can feel the change approaching and it is bittersweet. I’m so excited for our girl to begin first grade, and to have the mornings with our youngest to play before he… Continue reading Wednesday



Today finds me standing barefoot at the kitchen sink, washing dishes from breakfast and looking out the window at another hot and desolate summer afternoon. The house is quiet while Rowan naps and Piper is in her room playing a game on the tablet. My mind drifts toward thoughts of my grandparents. I feel unanchored.… Continue reading Moments