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June 24, 2013

For The Love Of Sweet Lily Girl

Our sweet Lily girl passed away peacefully yesterday after an awesome last run on the beach she loved so much. She was the most fabulous friend and we will miss her everyday. She had a wonderfully full life during her 12+ ...

June 7, 2013

Love These Father’s Day Cards

Father's Day is just around the corner (next weekend in case you're wondering) and I'm helping the kids do a couple things to celebrate their Dad. Minted graciously invited me to test out one of their Father's ...

May 31, 2013

Sasquatch Musical Festival 2013

"Attend an outdoor musical festival" can now be checked off my life list. (And speaking of life lists I really need to make a concrete one.) Last weekend three of my friends and I caravaned to George, Washington home of ...

May 27, 2013

Random Stuff Of Life

A few of my favorite things right now (the stuff that I keep reaching for, thinking about, etc.): >> Playing Solitaire on my iphone. I usually do this last thing before I fall asleep. It's a nice little distraction ...

May 20, 2013

Around The Yard | May 2013

Just one week ago there were completely different things in bloom in my yard. Blink and you miss. Every year right around this time I have grand plans for my yard or ...

May 15, 2013

Right Now | The Words

The things I find myself saying again and again to one or the other or both of them right now: Take your hair out of your mouth. Have a good day at school. Just a minute. I'll be right there. Turn off the TV. Wait, please. Please ...

April 17, 2013

What’s On Your…

Loved this list of "what's on your..." that my sister posted last week as an updated version of many of those list-style memes that travel around the interwebs. Here's what's on my... VANITY | ...

April 15, 2013

AE | The Weekend Lens

Spent the night with my parents on the coast this weekend. My sister and niece were there and I try to never miss an opportunity to see them....

April 8, 2013

On Being Lost & Found

I was struck by something last week as I was standing near my sewing machine, smiling to myself as I "cooked" some embossing ink with my heat gun. Actually it's been a theme for me since getting divorced last year: reclaiming/reconnecting ...

April 4, 2013

How Do You Read Blogs?

Have you read the news that Google Reader is going away? Which leads me to my next question... How do you read blogs these days? Via a reader? Via email? Via bookmarks? I've been using Feedly for a bit now ...

April 2, 2013

Hello April

It never ceases to amaze me that the natural world wakes up again in the spring - that things can die to the ground and come back again as bright and green and full of life as ever before. I ...

March 19, 2013

Navigation & Contemplation

Forsynthia from my front yard. Navigating middle school. Simon will be heading to middle school in the fall. The school district will place him in a middle school that they think will be a good fit for him ...