Archives for the Month of September, 2012

michaelmas :: days 1 and 2

This is our third year celebrating Michaelmas, and I have to say I’m starting to really enjoy it. It took me a while to fully understand it, and each time we celebrate, I think I get just a little bit more out of it.  Michaelmas is the first festival in the autumn season, and it […]

summer nature table

This summer went by in a blur. I’m always glad to have these little records of where we were and what we did. Always amazed and humbled that these little collections have become such an important part of life. Each little treasure brought to me and stashed in my knitting bag until we get home. […]

fig jam

Fall is still a long way off for us down here in the south. But really, I’m seeing it in tiny ways. The light mostly. Not only when the sun rises and sets, but also the quality of the light.  It’s thinner. More golden. Another sign that fall is coming? Figs. I caught some figs […]

finding joy

Life has been rough this year. And lately I’m finding myself wallowing around in it.  I’ve been here before, and I recognize the space I’m in. I was really feeling sorry for myself, and I remembered this post by Erin at Bluebirdbaby. It sums up how I feel right now. Erin says, “Everyday, heck…every second, […]