Month: September 2017


the three acts of morning


Tomatoes, the last of the summer, are making their way into our kitchens like the last warriors coming home from battle or the last runners ending their race.  Not early, but alive, dirty, tired and very well indeed.  Still, even as the crisp night air whispers winter, there is hot...

stress


When glass on clay cools, it crazes - a technical pottery term for the tiny fractures in the glass which occur as the clay and the glass cool and shrink at different rates. This sometimes happens on a lake in deep winter when the water freezes and pushes against the...

the balanced load


Kai-the-dog loves nothing more than to find, and subsequently carry, a very large branch on our walks.  He keeps an eye out for one the way we humans are always on the lookout for a good sale or cake (I love cake!)  One can see my dog’s eyes darting around...