Small Town Simple

The Simplicity Adventures of a Mother and Daughter

Just His Imagination

We took a walk the other day – this precocious grandson of mine and I.  It was merely to remove some trash and retrieve my mail.  But along the way there were piles of leaves.  Little leaves tucked around curbs and fallen branches.  He grabbed a handful, seeing only the fun those little leaves provided. Handful after handful they […]

A Sunday Well Spent

A gorgeous Sunday afternoon.  We loaded up the kiddos, which sometimes feels like we’re moving, and headed south to the big city.  The invitation said, “Extravaganza,” so I wasn’t about to miss this. Fun was enjoyed by all.  Grilled cheese sandwiches, homemade cupcakes, great conversation by my social Tater Tot and a little wild man […]

When Opportunity Knocks (or even whispers)

Sometimes our lives get to bend a little.  A moment to stretch our wings, change directions, look a different way.  That bending can even take a little squaring of the shoulders as we allow ourselves to participate in the new and different.  To avail ourselves. And so it happened last week when I walked into a classroom to learn a […]