Of bouquets and brambles and bounty 4 you….

About twenty years ago,  when I was in the thick of trying to figure out who am I in the strange and terrible beauty of this life, coming on forty and wondering what of all that I believed was even true enough to haul into the next season – what was real and what would…

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The ocean in my cup…

And so I got a taste of something so good that my hunger gnawed away at any satisfaction i may have found in other things. Such a sweet-tooth for this God-thing that I chased intense experiences, and when they didn’t fill me up, I went looking to the experts to see what they knew, the…

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Grace for the busy, bumped and broken…..

It’s been a bumpy,  broken-toe ride these weeks and I’ve wiped out in the dark waves as much as I’ve ridden tall during this busy, busy, busy season for our little mom and pop business. We let it outgrow us this year and then lost some really stellar help so this mom is having to…

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Dance like you’re already in the rain….

The heat has lingered long this year, the ground more parched than I’ve known in all my days of coaxing things to grow. Painful dry. The little bit of rain that has kissed the dirt rolls mostly off unreceived and I’m watching people lose trees that have stood long through the seasons. I want to…

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