Tag Archives: comfort

Day 352: Nurse

I just finished spoon feeding my eight-year-old daughter some pastina in chicken broth. I’m sure she could have fed herself just fine, but I think it made us both feel a little better for me to feed her one spoonful … Continue reading

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Day 344: Kindle

It’s gotten cold again–down to the mid-20s tonight. I had some wood already split, but I decided to swing an axe for a little bit anyway, thinking about that old adage: he who chops wood warms himself twice. I brought … Continue reading

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Day 339: Reverse

Ever since we dropped off our daughter at the local rollerskating rink for a Girls Scout event a couple of weeks ago, she has been begging to return. So tonight, we did. It’s probably been two decades–at least–since I’ve put … Continue reading

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Day 334: Land

As I’ve noted over the past couple of posts–I’ve been a little out of orbit over the past couple of days. But now we are back home, and I have that grateful feeling that we’ve finally landed. On the drive … Continue reading

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Day 306: Chill

We had a lot of sun today, but it was still pretty cold outside following our first snow yesterday. We spent a little time outdoors, but mostly we hunkered down inside. It felt good, though, to have that chill in … Continue reading

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Day 288: Drift

“Flow” sounds so much more positive than “drift,” doesn’t it. But that’s how I felt today–like I am drifting along. And is that a bad thing? It didn’t feel like it today. I have been up in our new home … Continue reading

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Day 283: Roast

I had thought that American chestnuts were a thing of the past. Oh sure, I had heard that chestnut trees were coming back, but I didn’t know that orchards were producing domestic nuts. I am happy to report that chestnut … Continue reading

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