over time, this has proven to be a sturdy trellis that has allowed habits to form while also encouraging some creativity
one small way life has taught us how a little intentionality can go a long way.
the ocean still roars there—ah, yes + mightily so.
i hope to one day return even if just to exchange another passing “hello”.
–look at that view! from seven stories up + however many blocks away, it was breathtaking.
where is the last place you felt warm? not only physical warmth, but even more, that general sense of wellbeing + ease. close your eyes for a moment to recall the place + particulars that last made you feel aglow with a sense of being cozy, comfortable, cared for, known + safe.
the board which graces many a piazza in charleston, has made our porch here feel warm, welcoming + oh, so light-hearted + fun.
oh, what a happy sight– all those tomatoes just as delicate + tender as i dreamed they would be + fit to burst with a homegrown flavor you just can’t fake.
as the girls + i sat there on the joggling board in our jammies for a small time admiring the punchy wildflowers, i was reminded of the many times beautiful blooms have found their way onto our porch …
there is some magic in revisiting certain places as well, for even if they have changed over time, it can be as therapeutic as visiting an old friend.