in a breath…

In the space of one breath so much can happen. Breathe in.My house stills, night noises start. In her room, the child's eyes flutter to a close after so much resistance. One cat, displeased with the hierarchy in the house, pounces upon another as I stretch my legs and point my toes.In the other room … Continue reading in a breath…

sweet dreams are made of these…

I don't have it in me today to talk about things I want to talk about.The things I should be talking about, thinking about.I put K to bed 3 hours ago and still she's wakeful.Crying and wakeful...Refusing to sleep.and there is not a thing I can do.

when night…

When night swoops down on this house we are not ready. It's never unexpected, nor is it unwelcome... we just aren't ready.In my home we each have our own way of delaying night's embrace. Our own ways of saying No, I won't. No, I can't. Really, I couldn't possibly.The method doesn't really matter though, what … Continue reading when night…