Tag: family

Families

Families

I think of family as a fluid arrangement of people. Family is plural. It’s about a group of people who grow, together [and sometimes apart] through time, weaving stories visible and invisible to others.

 

Four eggs

Four eggs

I’m making breakfast for the family. I crack an egg – double yolks. Amazing! I’ve cracked hundreds – probably thousands of eggs and I’ve never …

 

The black sheep of the family

The black sheep of the family

Who, at some point, hasn’t thought that they might be the black sheep of the family? You know, that one person in the family that …

 

Christmas Plan B

Christmas Plan B

As Lynsey has already shared, we hadn’t planned on being home for Christmas. After only one day away we discovered we couldn’t continue to our …

 

Time passages

Time passages

We took our little family home to my home town for an all-too-short visit during the xmas/new year break. It was a strange feeling for …

 

Garden fresh

Garden fresh

When I was a kid my Dad created a highly productive vegetable garden. It was beautiful, but, sadly, we thought it was so mundane that …

 

Hello, house!

Hello, house!

We love our house. It’s more than our home, it’s part of our family. Sometimes when we come home we talk to our house. How you doing? How’s …

 

You’re not a swan

You’re not a swan

You know, sometimes the ugly duckling grows up to be … a duck. I was raised on the Hans Christian Andersen stories. My uncle’s name …

 

Grateful

Grateful

Christmas snuck up on me this year. I found myself wondering how it could be that time of year again so soon. Where did the …

 

Rafioli

Rafioli

Food is always at the heart of our family gatherings. Over the years we have developed an eclectic cuisine that reflects where we have come …