|| as much as the hand will hold ||
|| a small number ||
|| a person or thing that is hard to manage ||
A handful of chanterelle mushrooms.A little girl, no training wheels, and newly found freedom, is a definite handful.Broody hens. Chicks everywhere. Handfuls.A handful of free-range kids after eating chocolate at a birthday party.A handful of melon seeds. Many handfuls of buckwheat.Sidewalk chalk. And mud. What a handful.Oh, my. Serious handfuls.A handful of turnip.Weeds? I pulled handful after handful this week. But not these, they’re just too pretty.
With all of these handfuls, my hands are pretty full right now. And even though my mouth may be short for words, my heart is as full as my hands…