Magic Number

We became housemates when he was 9 months old. The sturdy, happy, inquisitive, not-yet-walking human moved in 1 week before Christmas. This, we hoped, would be the culmination of 2 years of planning, training, workshops & surveys, coupled with over 10 years of longing. Another 10 months would pass before the judge said we were […]


Oh, Christmas Tree

How lovely are your branches Winter: cold, more dark than light, feet of snow hindering the simplest of chores, bodies laden with fabric and furs, vigilantly keeping the fire, source of light and heat. Hours free for whittling, quilting, mending, storytelling, singing, and, when the days came bearing the most darkness, breaking at Solstice when […]