Journal

birds, beasts, and childhood memories

Winter at Away – bird feeders return to our deck as our not-so-friendly neighborhood bear heads up the mountain for a long nap. My favorite time – Saturday mornings; with a warm mug of coffee cupped in my hands, I watch as a birdie party takes place on…

Learning to Pause

Winter is a busy time at Away – weekend guests and outdoor activities. And while my wrist continues to heal, I forgo the skiing and snowshoeing, choosing to putter indoors. I don’t mind this quiet time to myself – and yet, I am ready for winter to end…

black ice

As many of my friends on Instagram already know, my wrist had an early morning date with black ice – yeah, it didn’t go well. And so, cue the whining about the end of my ski season, yada yada – not to mention reparative surgery which felt something…

Snowy Winter Walks

I love winter – strange, I know. So I am especially thankful for those beautiful winter days where I’m able to go outdoors and take a deep breath – stress melting away. Greg and I often take this walk along the West River in Vermont. The landscape, changing…