Well, it’s over…

And I have my life back! 😉 But wasn’t it fun! This time last year I was wondering if I could get my act together enough to do something as absurd as writing a novel in thirty days–the month before Christmas, no less. But few things I have ever done have...

Autumn in Dixie

After a gentle nudge from my sister-in-law, I realized it had been three weeks since I’d shown my face around here! 😉 It has been a delightful and busy November, and apart from keeping house and preparing for the holidays, my spare time has been predominately...

Keeping House

October 13, 2006  This was a day of doors flung wide; of windows lifted like a toast to autumn gusts and sunlight shimmering through sparkling wavy glass. Of shaking rugs in the open air and polishing old wood till it shone a deep amber. It was a day of...

Fairie Lore

Of anyone, the great ‘St. Francis of Aberdeen’ ought to know… “…Those you call fairies in your country are chiefly the young children of the flower fairies. They are very fond of having fun with the thick people, as they call you; for,...

Weary Little Wandering Feet

  Philip and I have just recently returned from a New England adventure, consisting of a blissful week in a cottage in Maine and a mad-cap weekend in Boston with my sister and her husband. Ten days becomes an eternity when there’s nothing to do but feast...