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Category: Everyday life

Leaving a Mark

"Did you mark it?" my husband asked as he surveyed the patio extension two days ago. I nodded and pointed to the corner where I'd taken an awl and inscribed our names and the date, May 2021. Our new patio [...]

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The hall tree

I always wanted a hall tree, a specific place to hang the family's coats, deposit their hats and gloves, ditch the damp umbrellas. I'd like to have had an antique one, one to match the age and demeanor of our [...]

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So, where's my sweet potato?

There's a mystery in my garden beyond why some plants stubbornly cling to life in spite of me and others just give up the instant their roots touch the soil. I've lost a sweet potato. A real one. Seeking a [...]

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