• The colonial flag flies from the Studio.
    Growing,  Homestead

    Little By Little, Happiness

    My neighbor stopped by to pick up brown eggs and discuss a macramé piece I’m creating for her. I showed her an antique hutch we purchased for the dining room of our farmhouse. It is the second antique piece we found and got a great deal on. “See?”, she said, “Look how much you’ve done in a year.” She would know. Her house is in the neighborhood we came from, where our now four year old house is being rented. She is one of the few who watched our family go from newly built house with all the perks in a development with sidewalks, walking path in the woods, backyard…

  • Ari and Stefan on porch

    Every Morning

    Every morning at Dancing Timber is an opportunity for more pictures. I never grow tired of walking around and taking in the beauty of this place. Since we moved here I’ve been posting pictures to my Facebook page. It’s become a mini-documentary in a way. The picture of Arielle and Stefan on the steps of the porch was one of the first moments soon after we moved in that I saw them happy here. Leaving our other house was unexpected and not exactly their preference. I’ll always think of that when I see that picture. Since then, everyone has adjusted and made their peace with the move, or at least…