On Waiting

On a biannual visit with my husband to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho to visit my mother-in-law, we opt to stay local. “Are you bored?” my father half-jokes on the phone after I spend ten minutes praising the cozy back porch. “Not too much,” I laugh. A Connecticut native, I’ve spent the last two years living in … Continue reading On Waiting

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To Build a Fire…

It’s no surprise that the word “hearth,” meaning, quite literally, a burning place, is often paired with the word “home.” Just as “home is where the heart is,” the mention of home and hearth is evocative of all things cozy and familiar. For me, home and hearth is reminiscent of the wood cabin my dad … Continue reading To Build a Fire…