I am an Orthodox Christian, recently widowed after 43 years of marriage, mother of five, and grandmother of thirteen. I live in Northern California and have been blogging since 2009. My interests include homemaking, my family, theology, The Orthodox Church, history, and gardening.
The Secret of Roan Inish, Ushpizin, Children of Heaven, Ostrov (Остров), The Tree of Life, Joe and the Volcano, Moonstruck, Breaking Away, Groundhog Day
My husband singing, my children playing their instruments, Grieg, Chopin, Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Gershwin, Rich Mullins, Celtic, Lost Dogs, Orthodox hymns, Dylan’s “Everything is Broken”
Some Favorite Books & Authors
For the Life of the World, Till We Have Faces, Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Perelandra, Kite Runner, Father Arseny, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Journals of Alexander Schmemann, Heat and Dust, Cry the Beloved Country, Peace Like a River, Along Came a Dog, Meindert de Jong, G.K. Chesterton, Richard Wilbur, Dana Gioia, Wendell Berry, Victor Davis Hanson, Anthony Bloom, The Hungry Soul by Leon Kass, Witness by Whittaker Chambers, Kristin Lavransdatter, Rebecca West, Gutenberg Elegies, The Supper of the Lamb