AllTold: Life is Storied
Thank you for the blessing of sleep that opens all my fists and lets the butterflies out.
Thanks to Maddie for her spirit fingers.
Thank you for the volunteer spaghetti squash.
Thanks for the snack trays.
Thanks to Gus for thinking of such sweet things to say.
Thanks to Tucker for the fire.
Thanks to Watt for the sandwiches.
Thank you for the teacup moon.
Thanks to all the powers that be for keeping us on the road.
Thank you for ear buds.
Thank you repairman in your orange boot booties.
Thank you for the milk.
Thank you for the great unwinding.
Thanks for the easy geometry of the all of us together.
I'm so grateful for Saturdays of cooking, eating and napping.
Thank you for the road trip down into totality.
Thank you Saint Elizabeth.
Thank you for the tick of the clock in the next room.
Thank you for running water.
Thank you Pop for teaching us to walk in the dark.
Thanks to Mom for singing at dinner parties.
Thank you for the coming of Abraham Grey.
Thank you for the returns.
Thanks for the rain.
Thank you for the lizard on the sill.
Thank you for the wind in the leaves.
Thanks to the nurse named Melody who wouldn't settle for easy answers.
Thanks to Jenny for sharing strange dreams.
Thank you for the tub and the salt and the stones.
Thanks for time awake when others sleep.
Thank you for lifting me up in celebration.
Thanks Pop for the use of your sweet blue car.
Thanks to Tucker for mowing the lawn.
Thanks to the E.R. doc who whistled while he sewed.
Thanks to Watt for cleaning the kitchen sink.
Thanks for the feasting, laughter and sleep.
Thank you for the trial and error that opens whole new understanding.
Thanks to Jake for being ready and willing to list out all the bones.
Thanks for heirloom watermelon radishes.
Thanks for the flame tattoo.
Thank you for candles to cook by.
Thank you all you workers who braved the cold and wind and dark to restore the power.
Thank you for the dreams that pour into empty cups.
Thank you for all the sweet help.
Thank you for the little dog
Thank you for the clarity.
Thank you for real milk.
Thank you for fixing the fence.
Thank you for the lion's breath.