Some Thoughts on Winter Solstice

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms {The Blog}. Winter solstice is a big deal in the far north. By this time of year, the days are very short and life can be very dark. We celebrate solstice because it marks the fulcrum; from now on the days which had been getting shorter and shorter will finally start […]

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Haikus Across America

Family play day Once a baby, now he’s five Fun at Disneyland Always miss Carla Prayers for David and their kids Rich for knowing her Farewell to LA The Land of the Long Brown Cloud Love the memories Watercolour views Rear view mirror landscaping Silver light sunset When will the hurt stop? Can the Canyon […]

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Catipillie, 2011

Last year Boy Blue was given a bug bungalow and a caterpillar for his birthday. He named the little guy Catipillie and we enjoyed watching the little guy go through his phases. We read Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” every day and we released him at the park near our home so Catipillie could […]

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