An Idea, diminished…

calla lilies over vintage book © 2014 Jessica. All rights reserved.

You write because you have an idea in your mind that feels so genuine, so important, so true. And yet, by the time this idea passes through the different filters of your mind, and into your hand, and onto the … Continue reading

Summer Hike

summer sky © 2014 Jessica. All rights reserved.

Last Friday brought a lovely cool breeze and low humidity. Knowing that it wouldn’t last, I grabbed the kids and headed out to Great Falls park along the Potomac River. We took a leisurely stroll (the only way possible with … Continue reading

Smallness as Good for the Soul

Old Rural Virginia One-Room School House © 2014 Jessica. All rights reserved.

Inspire: Words for a Busy Week “…one wonders if Americans will ever tire of chasing after the gods of Progress and Bigness and rediscover the little things, red schoolhouses among them, that once gave us our soul.” —Bill Kauffman, “In … Continue reading

Mysterious Unity of Things

Movement of Time © 2014 Jessica. All rights reserved.

Inspire: Words for a Busy Week Every genuine artistic intuition goes beyond what the senses perceive and, reaching beneath reality’s surface, strives to interpret its hidden mystery. The intuition itself springs from the depths of the human soul, where the … Continue reading

Golden Hour Glory

Summer Evening Sun

It is late Friday evening as I finally get a chance to sit down and write this. I’d like to play along on more link-ups — it’s just finding the time to get the posts written, you know? It’s easy … Continue reading