A Family Builds a Homestead in the Rain

The Creek

This is home as it awaits us, where my daughter will blossom and explore, where the seasons will mold us and teach us.

It seems impossible, steeped in magic. Inevitably it will lack perfection: all whole things do. But that place will be there, only yards from our front door, beckoning, awaiting discovery.

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  1. November 2, 2014    

    charming 🙂

    • November 2, 2014    

      Thank you!

      • November 2, 2014    

        You’re welcome.

  2. asonomagarden asonomagarden
    November 6, 2014    

    How beautiful! I miss Oregon (I went to UofO). Good luck with your new home!

    • November 6, 2014    

      Thanks! I did, too, and I grew up in Sebastopol 🙂

  3. November 6, 2014    

    Wow that looks captivating…looking forward to something similar and hopefully as lush here in Texas 🙂

    • November 6, 2014    

      Wonderful! Thank you.

  4. November 6, 2014    

    Wow that looks captivating!…looking forward to something we can call our own and almost as lush here in Texas 🙂


I'm Kelly. Writer, crafter, forager, country winemaker, cook. Mama of an awesome toddler and married to my best friend. We recently returned to the Pacific Northwest, where we're setting out to grow, make, and learn as much as we can as the future unfolds.

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