Last spring, Milo poked his finger into the earth and dropped in pre-soaked seeds in three different places in our yard. We’ll see what happens, I remember saying, expecting nothing and forgetting about them until a month later, when it was apparent that something was definitely happening.
All around our house there are shades of green. In every room, ferns, succulents, dried eucalyptus bunches, lichens collected from hikes near and far, fiddle leaf figs, and delicate maidenhair fronds line the window sills, the mantles, the kitchen counter, nearly every flat surface. Andrew must think I’ve gone a bit nutty, my wife is … Continue reading “The Green Winter”
This past weekend was a little bit crazy-making. The boys had off school on Friday for an ice storm, then Monday for the holiday, which would have been fine if it hadn’t been cold, rainy, and too muddy to do much of anything outdoors. For the most part, to be fair, these three have an … Continue reading “Weaving… and Politics”
This past holiday season has been quiet and calm, mostly due to the amount of outdoor time we’ve prioritized. Because of the mild weather, I took the boys on many hikes, reveling in the quiet of the woods and the search for winter color (a point I’ll reiterate in my next post about a hike … Continue reading “The First Days of 2017”
It’s been awhile since I’ve taken portraits of the boys. I used to do it weekly with the 52 Series, but it became too much, so I stopped. Now I see why it’s such a great thing; look how much they have changed! I am thoroughly enjoying watching these young men grow. I also included … Continue reading “The Green Chair Portraits”