in pursuit of wild things



Homeschooling mother to four children. Amateur knitter and bourbon enthusiast.

Wordless Wednesday

Dreams and Days Between

Sometimes my dreams are vivid and so very real. Sometimes, when I first awaken, I cannot differentiate between dream and reality. It is a peculiar confusion that has happened to me since childhood. Maybe it is common to everyone. Last... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday 1.29.20

Wordless Wednesday: 1-23-20

Dream builder at sunset  


This October was mostly warm and dry. I wish we could have started on the house but it just didn't work out that way. By the time all of the paperwork, payments and permits were in place, it rained and... Continue Reading →

Nothing and Everything

I knew this day would come...eventually. I wasn't expecting it to occur this week. Then again, I'm not so sure why not. I'm being a tad bit dramatic but son number two is now taller than me. My husband officially... Continue Reading →

When The Days Are Full

Life's pace is unrelenting. It does not wait or pause. Summer is bleeding into autumn. The days have slipped through my fingers. There are a few decisive moments that root time but the rest escapes me like smoke in the... Continue Reading →

Hummingbirds and Street Rods

Littlest finished his second-grade language arts curriculum today. Tomorrow we will roll right into his third-grade book. I’m not so sure about the reader. It looks far too easy for him. The stories look so innocent too. For a kid... Continue Reading →

Dymphna’s Flowers

The morning started out very gray and misty. By the time we left the therapy office the sky was clear and sunny. Later, while reading through essays and grading math I heard the rain pour down. Of course, the sun... Continue Reading →

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