*coming home from work to an unexpected clean kitchen
*cooking dinner with both kids as sous chefs, breaking apart broccoli and bread-crumbing salmon patties.
*uncultivated surprises in the woods
*finding some hay for mulching the veggie bed
*Little Builder receiving a hand-me-down digital camera
*He and Papa getting creative
*blessings from the Church: services to remember our loved ones and Koliva to remind us that we must fall to the ground like a grain of wheat and die, in order to be raised to a new life.