The Kids Are Growing Fast

On Wednesday, we took a day trip with friends to an amusement park.  Let’s just say, I’m not a fan of most amusement park rides, and I’m not a fan of the crowds and noise and general commotion.  But…in the interest of stretching myself, and in the greater interest of doing something super fun for [...]

gratitude week :: day four

gratitude… the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness sitting with friends beneath an autumn sky...a breeze blowing leaves to the ground seeing my slippers first thing as i walk through the door at the end of the day...and sliding my feet in playing games that don't involve electricity [...]

curating

i went upstairs to get something and ended up coming back downstairs for my camera. because look at this light, these planets, this sweet bit of little boy hanging from the ceiling of my newly-teenage boy.  heart tug. i'm forever grateful for the life that i live right now.  we have our share of ups [...]

hush

they're really into dragons.  especially drawing and coloring them.  they've got a binder with plastic sleeves full of dragons.  all with individual names and powers.  i love that they do this together.  i love that they ask to use my "good" colored pencils.  and i love that they leave them spread out on the floor. [...]