In the Orchard

Bonnie's text read "Can you bring Alyssa over to go through the orchard and garden? Most afternoons next week will work after 4." Bonnie and Alyssa share a love of cooking so when I ran the idea by Alyssa she was thrilled. I know my way around our garden but it became clear that sunny summer … [Read more...]

Joy: Peering into The Promise

I once broke an old thermometer on the bathroom counter.  The broken glass spilled the silvery mercury, which separated and rolled like beads across the tiles.  Defining joy feels to me like capturing mercury – it can’t be gathered and contained.  Joy is metaphors and images – describing, instead of … [Read more...]