Leave It Under the Tree

It’s the think, that they instilled in me, the idea that Christmas isn’t about toys or gifts – it never has been.

Getting Dirty

Gardening is a lesson in managing the unmanageable. We can arm ourselves with the right tools and educate ourselves on the right care. But sometimes knowing in advance isn’t enough.

Closed Doors, Open Mind

Being easily distracted also means I’m easily inspired, and many of those conversations and animals have inspired elements in stories past and undoubtedly will in the future. But when I don’t need inspiration, but instead need motivation, a drive to push through my morning to do list, I shut the doors to my office tight. And for good reason.