Starcat’s Favorites: In the Moment

Summer gets busy around here. It’s especially so when you live in a northern clime and want to savor every moment of the warmth, sunshine, and blooming. During the summer months, we always try to fit in extra time outdoors … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Freedom and Fun

It’s Independence Day today in the U.S., where I live. Independence and freedom are words that get bandied about a lot, and getting into a political discussion really isn’t my thing. But I’ve noticed lately that I’ve been enjoying my … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Summer Mode

Just one more week and it’ll be Summer Solstice. The evenings are long and everything is in bloom. Our weekly homeschool co-op is done for the summer, lacrosse season is over, and we’re shifting into summer mode around here. Gatherings at … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Lilac Season

The lilacs are blooming! I love their lavender beauty and that delightful smell. Ah, full spring, with summer right behind it. I love it! This weekend I’ll be spending some time in our new hammock, reveling in the gorgeous weather and … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Follow the Bliss

What’s been lighting up your world this week? I’ve been recovering from a head cold, so I’m moving slowly. But even so, I’ve been following my bliss as often as I can. This week it means walks with my son … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Warming Trend

Guess what?! I just looked at the forecast for my neck of the woods, and all the high temps for the foreseeable future start with fives and sixes! Woo hoo! I took a walk earlier this week, even when it … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: It’s Official!

Well, it’s officially Spring! The vernal equinox was yesterday, so in calendar terms at least, we’re entering the warmer part of the year. I’m so glad! Today, I’m even willing to wait a while for the true blessings of spring … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: A Slow Transition

March is here! Which is great, because it’s the month that contains the official start of Spring. And not-so-great, because it’s a month where I tend to struggle along. This particular seasonal transition seems to really leave me feeling “meh.” … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Slowly, Slowly

This winter has been especially snowy here in northern New England, as I’m sure you’ve heard by now. I don’t know if that’s contributing to my own desire for extended hibernation or not, but I’m not complaining. When the latest winter … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Barefoot In Winter

No, I’m not gonna step outside and put my bare toes in the acres of snow that surround our house. Though maybe I should. It could be quite invigorating. I get the chills just thinking of it…brrrrrr! What I’m referring … Continue reading