my spot

Went to my spot. Fresh, moist, thick with the scent of trees, ground, clarity. Wanted photos of the whole family, but like last year, it didn't work out.  Mia took a shot of me with Anna. Anna avoided camera while playing with leaves. Mia running wild, posing, happy. Anna: chatting, grabbing camera, kicking when I... Continue Reading →


Alan has it.  He's home from work, sleeping. I have a mess of a house to fix, guilt for not spending time with Mia, dreaming of sitting at the computer with the door closed and music playing, sans children. Stealing a moment to check mail and blog. Anna sleeping on my chest in the Ergo.... Continue Reading →


Photographed house for a bite of joy. Pumpkins from garden.  Mums from Mary. Warm, overcast, mist. Fallen leaves, yellow and red. Birds flying about in panic. Red berries on Mountain Ash. Heavenly. Suffocating. Need space, time, air. Day is done. Kids, cat, husband in bed. Tired. Exchanging sleep for breathing room. Alan has the flu.... Continue Reading →

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