Watermelon Jam

I first heard about watermelon jam last summer, via Pinterest. The picture looked fantastically summery and wonderful, and though I didn’t have the energy to get around to it just then, I filed it away mentally for later. Last month, I got my chance. I pulled that pin back out, and read up on everything … More Watermelon Jam

Being Mormon.

Ha. I’ve been sitting here for more than 30 minutes, trying to figure out how to begin this entry. It’s not so much that I don’t know what to write about–it’s more that I simply have so much to say. 🙂 Let’s start here: I love being a Mormon. I think a lot of people … More Being Mormon.

Still.

The endless cycle of idea and action,  Endless invention, endless experiment, Brings knowledge of motion, but not of stillness; Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in information? – T.S. Eliot I read that poem today, and could not help but think that T.S. Eliot could … More Still.

Most Wonderful

“You know, Mom,” Jonah told me yesterday, as he was adding little red and green bunches of plastic grapes to our Christmas tree, “it really is the most wonderful time of the year. Just like the song says!” As I lay on the couch and basked in the warm glow of the tree’s lights, drowsily mulling … More Most Wonderful

Millions of Peaches!

A few years ago, my mom bought a peach tree. It sat in a pot on her back porch, where she basically let it die because she hadn’t gotten around to planting it. My mom actually has an unbelievably green thumb–I’ve never seen anyone who can grow things like she can–but there’s always, you know, … More Millions of Peaches!