A Family Builds a Homestead in the Rain

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Forest land brims with energetic life, beckoning us to be still and let the sounds and creatures and flora creep slowly into our awareness. One of the most magical aspects of our new home is its likeness to our most beloved place on Earth, the family cabin. To have woods and a chortling creek in our own front yard is an immeasurable blessing.


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  1. February 5, 2015    

    Lovely photos… I love all of the little and unusual aspects of the woodlands!

    • February 5, 2015    

      Thank you! I agree, it’s a magical place.

  2. February 6, 2015    

    Just beautiful! I love your photos.

    • February 6, 2015    

      Thank you so much, Hope!

  3. February 6, 2015    

    You and I think a lot alike when it comes to nature photos – you see what most people don’t…all the “little” components that make the whole scene. Made me smile. Have a lovely weekend.

    • February 6, 2015    

      Thank you, my dear! I’m so glad. You as well.


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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