METAMORPHOSIS

I hate creepy crawly things. So for me to go scrounging in the ditches (aka putting yourself in spider territory) to look for ugly green and yellow caterpillars is not to be underestimated. Photo by Julia Volk on Pexels.com But going into the ditches to look for these is not an end in itself. What …

Meine Oma

They said her heart wasn't strong. It had never been. It became weaker and then one early morning the beating stopped. But the Oma I knew had the strongest heart of anyone that has touched my life. It was a heart that was wholly devoted to her Jesus. It was a heart that opened itself …

Lavender-Infused Lemonade

Hey folks! We're back... and with a refreshing and elegant lemonade trick up our sleeve. Here's to the new fad. ( I assume it's a fad. Me, feeling so clever about myself about having come up with such a brilliant twist on the classic summer drink. Me, googling 'lavender lemonade' and finding out that somebody …

Carpe Diem

Glimpses of girlhood Never-to-be-forgotten bits of blue Deserted garden enchantments The death of the dandelions A moment of wonder Artistic sweetness The golden hour In the dandelions, with a book Broken, but beautiful Hometown charm The symmetry of nature Forever teatime A discovery of where gnomes gather Simple gift-giving The spires of a church, outstretched …

Aunt Margaret’s Granola

I am very happy to share this recipe with you... because it has earned its place in our home as our absolute favourite granola recipe. Early morning sunshine. A steaming mug of coffee. Greek yogurt and fresh fruit...and this crunchy granola with its lovely hint of brown sugary sweetness. (Oh, and a dollop of peanut …