april ttmmh

"For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come..." ~ Song of Solomon 2:11-12 Gardening and yoga Papa Jay trying to describe the forsythia by the bridge: "Like the sun just sitting there" Tuesday morning rain and writing Painting "Starry … Continue reading april ttmmh

march ttmmh

"No matter what changes take place in the world, or in me, nothing ever seems to disturb the face of spring." ~ Essays of E.B. White Bookstores and kombucha on my twenty-first birthday Seventy degrees on March 1, driving home barefoot Friends who birthday-surprised me with tea and brunch and a book-themed escape room and … Continue reading march ttmmh

december ttmmh

"I looked across at the farmer and his wife who were sitting in upright kitchen chairs watching me with quiet benevolence. The two faces had something in common--- a kind of beauty. You would find faces like that only in the country; deeply wrinkled and weathered, clear-eyed, alight with cheerful serenity. "I raised my glass. … Continue reading december ttmmh

november ttmmh

"We need not despise happiness simply because there is so much unhappiness. We should not arrogantly push away the kind hand of God because God's hand is otherwise so hard." ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer Throwing a football around the church field Maples holding the light Planting bulbs Long Wednesday night foyer conversations Coffee and brownies across … Continue reading november ttmmh

october ttmmh

"For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true)..." ~ Ephesians 5:8-9 Tchaikovsky's 4th in F minor at Powell Symphony Hall Velvet seats, red carpets, wide stairways, ceilings … Continue reading october ttmmh

august ttmmh

"August has settled in like honey -- sticky and sweet ...Summer is fading into something more earnest." ~ Kaetlyn Ann, "A Homesteader's Diary" Walking the pond banks, barefoot Bullfrog Saturday morning lightning storm, oatmeal, and wind Escape Room Houseful Papa walking through the gate again How God can use hula hoops and Zacchaeus skits to … Continue reading august ttmmh