stepping back

we were in between nor’easters.  feeling restless, we packed our toothbrushes, hopped in the car and drove to Maine.  with no particular destination in mind, we ended up in Portland for the night.  we walked all over the city, people watching, testing out some local culinary goodness, just enjoying being by the sea.  there is a sense of randomness and freedom in taking little…

winter sea

  we took the backroads exploring off the beaten track under changeable skies by the sea ending with the best clam chowdah and a few beers at the local pub we walked back to our hotel on the mostly empty streets in the dark  

pausing..

 for light, shadow and some supermarket blooms, as the days grow a bit longer For a fleeting moment we pause and note the sunlight on the sheets as we make the bed,  note the warm sun on our cup as we sip tea,  or note the fading light on the curtain as we enter the room.  And we let out a breath or sigh….

out of hibernation

SaveSave feels good to be back   a special Winter Edition of Rural Magazine is now available and the best news is, it’s also available in print.   Copies are available for purchase here: http://www.blurb.ca/b/8512739-rural-winter-love