his jacket.

jones was sitting in the sand, dumping scoops of it onto his pants, wiggling his shoe-less toes as babies toddled around him with shovels and older kids kicked soccer balls back and forth.  he seemed to be totally enraptured by the feeling of heaviness the pile of sand created. after a while, he ran over […]

snippets of today.

late morning outside. naked little boy with curly hair. little blue pool filled with cold water. shade for a pregnant mama. heart salvaged from a crabby morning. “viva la vida” coming through the speakers. glass of iced tea. elisabeth elliot book. cool breeze from the ocean. giggles, dimples, and splashes heard together. promise of an […]

impending change.

Just fyi, I finished off the lemon loaf this morning, with some nice java from the Roaster.  It was lovely. Jones is napping and I laid down on the couch for a bit to catch my breath from the morning’s activities and think about how I probably won’t be able to appreciate the special things […]