seasons

  • a year later

    Dena August 17, 2022

    Here we are, a year later. Like most people who meet them, I am obsessed with their cheeks–soft and full and perfect. I cannot count how many times I have kissed those little cheeks, at least 30 times a day, every day, if I had to guess. I simply cannot get enough of them. They tolerate my affections, one more so than the other. One has a calmer disposition and…

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  • Autumn Vibes: Shopping Guide

    Dena August 5, 2022

    Okay, I know that it’s still August. We are still very much doing all of the summer things. But, my favorite season is just around the corner. It truly doesn’t seem to matter how old I get or what else I’ve got going on in…

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  • A Winter Bucket List

    Dena January 12, 2022

    Oh, January. The magic of the holidays has passed. The days are dark and cold. Spring feels like a lifetime away. Winter can be so tough in this part of the world. I needed a little cheering up so I decided to make a fun,…

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  • And all at once…

    Dena October 13, 2021

    “And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” Hello, dear friend. How are you? I hope that you are okay. These times are heavy, I know. I saw an article the other day titled, “When Did We All Become So Miserable?” It broke my heart.…

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  • // my thoughts on Mother’s Day morning; 05.09.21 🌸

    Dena May 10, 2021

    In spring, the blossoming trees bloom with so much beautiful ferocity that sometimes I think they might alight in fire & just begin to float away toward heaven. Because it has to be magic. It has to be something not of this earth. I hold…

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  • Springtime Favorites

    Dena April 13, 2021

    Pulling out a few of our favorite springtime things for after school reading & spelling practice today. It’s been raining nearly nonstop these last couple of days. Hello, April showers. The magnolia trees and cherry trees are dropping their blossoms to the earth, making the…

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  • I always have.

    Dena July 15, 2019

    “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” I am sitting at my desk. It’s Monday morning. I am trying to work but mostly I’m just distracted by the beautiful cacophonous laughter of my babies playing in the next room,…

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  • they look like dreams;

    Dena April 24, 2019

    “My mouth is a fire escape. The words coming out don’t know that they are naked there is something burning in here.” –Andrea Gibson December// We are sitting in a hot tub in the dead of winter, falling in love. It is far below freezing…

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  • ☼ HE IS RISEN! ☼ // Easter 2018

    Dena April 1, 2018

    “I want to be part of the fellowship of the broken. The fellowship of the broken believe that suffering is a gift He entrusted to us and He can be trusted to make the suffering into a gift. The fellowship of the broken take up…

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