Good Common Sense

Good Common Sense

By Maida Korte “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.”  –  Leonardo da Vinci Building a large and safe house starts...

GPS

GPS

– Maida Korte “It ought to be plain how little you gain by getting excited and vexed. You’ll always be...

Kindly We Go

by Maida Korte “Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness.  Every act creates a ripple with...

The Hoot of it All

– Maida Korte The most recent edition of National Review includes an essay on Home Schooling which has prompted my...

The Carriage House

The Carriage House

Maida Korte “Again the early-morning sun was generous with its warmth.  All the sounds dear to a horseman were around...

There to Here

“Kimberly, Kerianne, Heather and Miranda together form my launch and my landing. And of course Andy – who lets me...

The Ceremony of it …..

Rituals create ceremony into the ordinary patterns of life. Coffee is one of mine.

STONES

STONES

“I do not know how I may seem to others, but to myself I am only a small child wandering...

Tear Water Tea

Tear Water Tea

It is raining yet again and I think of my Mom.  Mom loved the rain and as a little girl...

Inside

Inside

Weasley’s tent is exactly what I want to be.  Fading and unimpressive on the outside – with a rich interior...