what I've been doing

These are books on The Man’s bedside table. There is always a stack at least this high. I used to remove them everyday and put them back on the shelf. I stopped doing that last year when I began to appreciate what those books say about him. Notice the two...

what I’ve been doing

These are books on The Man’s bedside table. There is always a stack at least this high. I used to remove them everyday and put them back on the shelf. I stopped doing that last year when I began to appreciate what those books say about him. Notice the two...

back

Believe it or not, last week I really was on vacation. I know my post about what I wasn’t doing threw you off because I’m so sneaky like that. I had done most of the babysitting posts before I left town but I did cheat and clean them up a bit while we were...

yeah, what she said

I have enjoyed reading all of your comments about your houses and the ways you think about cleaning them. One comment struck me in particular, as I think she says so eloquently what I have been thinking about in my heart:”When I started thinking of my chores...

housekeeping

What really does work to increase the feelingof having a home and its comforts is housekeeping.When I first read this in Cheryl Mendelson’s book Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House, I wasn’t sure I liked it. I love coming home, making home,...