saturday is a state of mind

Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30 Ah, Saturday. We’ve waited for you all week. Nineteen years of school and … Continue reading saturday is a state of mind

oaty almond cookies

I’m in a bit of baking spree right now. I recently flipped through “Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break” at the public library which describes the Swedish custom of taking the time to enjoy your coffee along with a snack or baked treat (basically the best tradition ever). Since then I have felt quite justified, nay compelled in my desire to have a cookie with my … Continue reading oaty almond cookies

thoughts from the cave

Many fall down,    few return to the sunlit lands. C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair Greetings, friendly readers! Are you guys into the introvert/extrovert conversation? I’m pretty into it but I don’t like to admit it. On the one hand, it seems silly to try and categorize all people so diametrically but, on the other hand, it’s quite fun to talk about. For me, it’s … Continue reading thoughts from the cave

life inspired: the sea in between

“When you have kids there’s this natural concern…this is going to change everything. How are we going to do what we’ve been doing? But you can do just about anything you did with kids that you did without. It’s just a lot more work.”  Josh Garrels I know I’m not the only person out there looking to integrate a bit more creativity into the ordinary; … Continue reading life inspired: the sea in between

the days are long but the years are short

“Memory, my dear Cecily, is the diary that we all carry about with us.” Miss Prism (The Importance of Being Earnest) I love digital photography. I can take endless snapshots of pretty things and sweet moments without worrying about the cost or clutter of film and prints. Of course, the downside is that it takes me forever to get anything printed. We have one giant … Continue reading the days are long but the years are short