I am no longer house sitting in the mountains of New Mexico. Instead I’m writing from my aunt’s home in Tucson, Arizona, surrounded by the desert landscapes I’ve grown so fond of ever since living in Joshua Tree. As usual I didn’t expect to be here at all, but after being offered my very own mountain home in New Mexico and a job with a local ceramics artist and finding myself unable to come to a firm decision on the matter, I felt I needed to leave the area and enter back into civilization to clear my head. So here I am in suburbia with my aunt, cousin, and her three wee ones ages 6, 2, and 5 months, learning all about what it takes to run a non-stop household. If this doesn’t cause me to run screaming back into the mountains I’m not sure what will! :)
Welcome to my house sit in the mountains of Ojo Sarco, New Mexico, where I have the pleasure of spending two blissful weeks with four fantastic dogs and two sweet cats.
Take a look – it doesn’t get much better than this!
My mom asked today why I haven’t been blogging. I suppose when your mother begins asking for a blog post it’s the right time to blog. But honestly, I lost my desire to blog while at the farm when much of the outside world seemed a distant memory. I was so fulfilled by the peace and simplicity and accomplishing the day-to-day tasks that nothing else seemed to matter. I liked it; it was the mental and emotional break I needed from all that has come to plague me lately. Read More→