Corners of Gousty,
so full of light.
All throughout the weekend,
finding light amidst the heavy
Can we stay outside all morning, making “no balls” and riding around in the sled?
Oh the joys of discovering the world all over again through the eyes and hands and heart of a beautiful baby boy!
Cousin cats out on the town!
Wallace was surrounded by so much love on his birthday. It was so life affirming to spend the evening with family and friends and celebrate this little boy’s vibrant being.
Wallace is obsessed with our neighbor Mike’s grill. For his birthday, Mike and Paula made a mini version for Wallace! Such delight!
As soon as he finished his cake, he said, “Again, grill!”
We spent some of the glorious weekend weather playing on the great dunes with family . . . where the rest of the world feels both so close and yet so far away.
Little toddler buddies at sunset — in awe of the big girls dancing around them.
“In a milkweed cradle,
all snug and warm,
tiny seeds are hiding,
safe from harm.
Open up your wings now,
unto the sky.
Come Mister Wind,
help them fly!”
— Traditional Waldorf Circle Song
golden October light
illuminated their world —
and yet so far from
my quiet office mood
upstairs, writing . . .
as their voices
float up the hill.
Only in paper doll land can Martin Luther King Jr. bring his family to meet Princess Diana!
They are growing up.
These — the first two cousins —
as they pass gracefully through the threshold of childhood . . .
there are seven little ones younger than the two of them,