Instant Perspective

You know how you’ll be doing something, maybe urgent or mundane, and you’ll see, hear or smell something that takes you back to another place in your life? It seems inevitably those moments cascade into a jarring realization of where you are right now and the distance between the two. I had such a moment […]

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Working on a Work Routine

That’s Dixie. One of our charges this sit. She works all night just in time to nap all day. It’s a hard life, just ask her. She has an important lesson for us all if she can muster herself to bother to explain it. Nope, there she goes out the door. Daria and I have […]

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Boiled Peanuts, Peaches and Foxes – All In One Road Trip!

Earlier this week we took a quick road trip from Savannah to Atlanta, while the homeowners of our current sit were home for a couple of days. The timing worked out perfectly, as Wednesday was my mom’s birthday.    We drove up on Monday afternoon, and we figured we were on the perfect path to […]

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Catching Our Breath in Savannah

We’ve been in Savannah for three days now, and I’m finally starting to feel rested. I had (still have) lots of grand plans for projects and reading while we’re here, but for now I seem to be doing a whole lot of sleeping. It’s all good. Rest time is very important. It’s when you gather […]

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Untethered

Whew! What a whirlwind it’s been since we returned from our Harpers Ferry/Raleigh/Atlanta trip. After 8 days of packing, the Stamford apartment looked like we’d never been there. I spent a beautiful morning on the balcony on Friday (our last day there), looking at the clouds and the water and enjoying the sea breeze. We […]

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