Category Archives: Reflections

The Pipes, the Pipes Are Calling

Well…maybe it’s more like “the pipes are silent.”   See, the pipes are FROZEN. (Oh, hello, by the way.  I know it’s been a while but here we are again.  Isn’t it nice?) Here in the Midwest, the temps dropped to … Continue reading

Posted in Events and Stories, Reflections | Leave a comment

Missing and Missing Birthdays

Oy.  Have I ever been feeling overwhelmed lately.  It’s hard to hold onto the lesson I learned in my last post about staying in the moment.  Soaking in those little pieces of magic that come to you.  Stopping to pay … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections | 1 Comment

Simply Being: Skittles and the Deer

CF and I were away for part of this past weekend, so my usual errand day got pushed to Sunday (which is my usual do things around the house day).  Needless to say, I felt a little overwhelmed–my “to do” … Continue reading

Posted in Events and Stories, Reflections | Leave a comment

The “Re-lightenment” of Lot 26

One of my favorite “post work” (really, I just bring the work home with me) activities is to make a small pot of herbal tea and then pour it into a tiny sake cup.  A strange method it may seem, … Continue reading

Posted in Events and Stories, Reflections | Leave a comment

The Sound of Rain and the Candle on the Table

It’s late and it’s raining.  Have I ever mentioned how much I love the sound of rain on the roof here at Lot 26?  The roof is metal, and the space between the roof and the ceiling thin, so the … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections | Leave a comment

“I’m still here!” aka “Another post about my hair…”

So, remember how I said I was going to start writing more?  Oops.  Deep in my heart, I knew you readers wouldn’t mind too terribly.  Besides, there is some pretty BIG stuff going on here at Lot 26 lately, and … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections, Saving Money | 1 Comment

Small Change = Big Difference

So, as I mentioned in my previous post, there have been many small changes to our kitchen.  These changes, while unnoticeable to the untrained eye, have made a difference in the way we live and experience our time here at … Continue reading

Posted in kitchen adventures, Reflections, Renovations, Saving Money | Leave a comment