• Family

    The sandpit

    My dad gave Grace a sandpit this week.  For the last couple of days she has been really enjoying it.  I on the other hand was not.  Worries surfaced about more grit in the house and on our artificial lawn.…

  • Self-Improvement

    Quitting quitting

    I have a tendency to quit   I’m all excited about fresh starts and beginnings.  However when it gets too hard, or when the shiny newness has worn off, I’m just left with the need for routine and consistency.  These things…

  • Grief and Loss

    Let Her Rest

    Let her restYou are aliveYet in a grave you stay Let her restShe feels no illIt’s peaceful where she lay Let her restYou wrestle and writheBut best to let it be Let her restYou know her wellFar more than memory…