Tagged with gratitude

Summer Camp for the Soul

Summer Camp for the Soul

I’m bubbling over with a velvety mixture of desire, creativity and determination that is both inspiring me and making me a crazy person. It’s clear I’m drinking way too much coffee. But moreover – I’m really fired up about finishing an incredible class, and I want to share some of the golden nuggets with you … Continue reading

A Whole Lotta Good

A Whole Lotta Good

Pinch me.  I’m waiting to either wake up or see a shoe quietly hitting the floor.As of Sunday, Dad is out of ICU and moved to his own fancy hospital room with a view of the trees and mountains outside. He seems to be climbing the hill to recovery – albeit slowly. But we’ll take … Continue reading

Big Girls & Freight Trains

Big Girls & Freight Trains

Who is this little girl? I’m looking over pictures with a crazy mixture of pride, awe and disbelief at the little person she has become. A far cry from the colicky, needy, anti-social babe who couldn’t be bothered with large groups. And forget about a party. But now – she IS the party. She’s charming … Continue reading

FUN AND WHATS NEXT

Lately I’ve been beating myself up. “Autumn, you’re neglecting the blog, Autumn, you’re not being productive enough, Autumn you shouldn’t relax with your hubby for an hour to watch Californication, you should be reading or writing instead.” Ugh. Where’s the balance? I’ve spent the last 2 years effectively growing, giving birth to, and then nursing, … Continue reading

“NOW” IS WAY BETTER

“NOW” IS WAY BETTER

Yesterday my brother asked me what I missed most about working. I rattled off a couple thoughts regarding camaraderie, hustle and bustle etc…but the truth is that I’ve been so busy savoring what I’m doing now that it hasn’t occurred to me that there is anything to miss. I installed a chalkboard in our kitchen, … Continue reading