Monthly Archives: June 2011

hump day nuggets: …and the living is easy

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and words about the last week As I have exhaustively told you all about, our winter was long and our spring more like the postlude to winter. But now! Now we wake and assume it will be warm. I don’t think about turning the heat on at night, our vegetables are pushing up and out, exposing color and pledging to feed us soon. So with this sudden and so awesome … Continue reading hump day nuggets: …and the living is easy →
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sting

 Been writing this post all day it seems. Summer and one thing after another. You know. And I am finishing it up from a tent in my back yard, listening to Margot’s heavy and satisfied breaths, occasional residential traffic and those awesome night sounds that blend together and sound like a river. :: :: :: First, this week’s mama digs is about this primal, wonderful alone-but-connected experience I had in a storm last week. Click to read mama digs: storm … Continue reading sting →
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hump day nuggets: in my blood

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and words about the last week I moved around a bunch growing up, my dad’s job taking us to three of the four corners of our country. My parents were both born and raised in Montana and their parents in the western Montana towns of Kalispell, Alberton, Hamilton, Ronan. And my greats too. Montana is in my blood. I am tethered to this place. And it is this connection that … Continue reading hump day nuggets: in my blood →
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Holiday-ee! Celebray-eet!*

We left our home last Friday with a giant exhale. Our car carefully packed with just enough space for the four people and one dog to fill our slivers of space at the last moment. Snacks within reach, we headed east to Bozeman. stretching our legs at the Rocker truck stop The reason for our trip was for me to talk at a writing conference but we hauled the whole fam to make a weekend of it. For some reason … Continue reading Holiday-ee! Celebray-eet!* →
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hump day nuggets: hydrate

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and words about the last week Nuggets would have been up earlier but this sleepless wonder had other plans today. :: :: :: Our rivers are still full but receding. All that water. It really is miraculous. I helped bag sand last week and I am not sure what I expected but I didn’t expect to see lots of water flowing, gushing down the street and homes wading in feet … Continue reading hump day nuggets: hydrate →
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