Category Archive: Marla McLean

From seeds

From seeds

“From seeds” comes from a conversation that came about today when I was in the SWS garden harvesting vegetables and flowers to paint with Caleb, …

 

“Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize” -Thich Nhat Hanh

“Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize” -Thich Nhat Hanh

 

All These Questions Are Love

All These Questions Are Love

This is the view from my window right now. Another snow day. A day to reflect and catch up on blogging.  February just ended. It’s when the Love Fairy …

 

“The years are changing. They go by so fast.” Sophie, Kindergarten

“The years are changing. They go by so fast.” Sophie, Kindergarten

It’s cold. It’s winter so it is to be expected. This year is likely to be the coldest Washington, DC has perhaps ever experienced. “The icicles look like lamps. The …

 

“You can’t just get stuff to remember people in a store.” -Aurora

“You can’t just get stuff to remember people in a store.” -Aurora

I love the lights. I unapologetically love the visual bliss this season brings.I could do without the barage of advertisements, mailings, and catalogs that bombard …

 

Happiness being taught

Happiness being taught

Show some emotion. If you work with young children, you know there are many opportunities to experience emotions. Last month I was working on a project with …

 

The Intent, the Process, and the Beauty

The Intent, the Process, and the Beauty

  This post is a continuation of my last  post The greatest small gift,  (March 6th.) I like to think of it as a continuing conversation …