Angela

The gratitude project: Day twelve

– Posted in: challenges, Joy

Gratitude list: Crepes for breakfast This summer the kids have started to make their own breakfasts. I'm pretty sure they do it because the fan in our bedroom masks their scurrying feet. They've realized if they pour their own cereal and peel their own bananas, Ryan and I sleep a little longer and they can […] Read More

The gratitude project: Day eleven

– Posted in: challenges, Joy

Gratitude list: Warm laundry As a child I had a yellow blanket and a light brown Care Bear that soon faded because of washes and cuddles and so much love. My dad gave him to me, and he's been with me in canopy beds and dorm rooms, apartment closets and each iteration of home I've […] Read More

The gratitude project: Day ten

– Posted in: challenges, Joy

Gratitude list: Stopping for Erma's Custard  Rain casts a veil of comfort over summer days. When the air conditioning stays on in the house, it's easy to pretend rainy days welcome blankets and books, even when the intermittent showers turn the space between the sky and the ground into what feels like a steam room. […] Read More

The gratitude project: Day nine

– Posted in: challenges, Joy

Gratitude list: Tired feet We walked a lot today. Our friends are in town, and we went to Greenfield Village and the Henry Ford Museum. My feet hurt from walking, and my throat hurts from talking. As I drove home, battling a little traffic and listening to Hamilton with the kids asleep in the back, […] Read More