Tag Archives: family

Loving Love Bug

I met Shoshanna and Eric on a camping trip earlier this summer. I liked them from the beginning: they described their blooming garden; they made homemade yogurt for breakfast at the picnic table (yep, I remember those weird things); they … Continue reading

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Last night’s garden dinner | Auntie love

Some Wednesday evenings call for: Impromptu awesome garden meals. Visits from one sister, one nephew and two nieces. Garden scavenging. Donkey carrot-feeding. Egg gathering. A 12-year-old, newly obsessed Instagrammer. These kids. They are funny. Joseph plucked prickly cucumbers from the … Continue reading

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Tamales on New Year’s Eve

The past few years, my family has made homemade tamales for New Year’s Eve or Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, they are delicious; but my favorite part of tamale season is the craft involved in creating them, and then enjoying … Continue reading

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Rainy day roadtrip

Sunday was really went and stormy, the kind of wet of stormy that makes you want to stay inside in your pajamas and watch movies while the wind gusts outside. But we didn’t do that. My whole family and I … Continue reading

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This was yesterday.

Yesterday was hot. So as soon I could be, I was in the water, practicing my underwater handstands with these crazy kiddos and my two sisters (exciting — I’m getting significantly better at walking on my hands and could from … Continue reading

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Snippets of life lately

Snippets of life on my aunt’s farm, before and after my uncle’s funeral. It’s been a special time with family and friends.A get-together after a beautiful funeral, all taken with film:

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A community feast

Last fall, I experienced what is known as the “pot party,” a Dutch oven cookoff my aunt and uncle host at their house every year. It’s about community. It’s about friendship and family. It’s about cooking for hours and then … Continue reading

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