Paper-thin ice juts from the curb. Delicate, like sheets of sugar glass, it glistens in the sun. Sodden white clumps drop from trees – splash! into slushy puddles in the yard. Slick branches drip. Drip. Drip. Snowmelt trickles down roofs. Street gutters gurgle and gush. The neighborhood burbles merrily like a clear mountain stream. I … Continue reading Thaw

One last move

I should be preparing for our epic, holy-crap-I-can’t-believe-this-is-real move from Minnesota to Virginia right now, but I decided to start a blog instead.  This move has been such a long time coming, I just don’t know what to do with myself.  The kids and I leave on Monday, and my mind is a-jumble.  This will … Continue reading One last move