Monthly Archives: July 2014

round 4, should be round 7…

Earlier in the year I made a goal to read 12 novels out loud to my kids, one a month.  We started out super strong getting the first four out of the way.  (Here are 1, 2, and 3) And book 4 was, The … Continue reading

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a little re-branding…

This morning: My son re-named my daughter, ‘little-bloom” (as in: tiny flower) Little-Bloom’s (a.k.a. Little-Love’s) pj-pants are a little small. . . and a little torn. Plus, she has a little bruise that Cyclone says we should pretend is her, “book-mark” … Continue reading

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He called me out upon the waters…

When we first moved to our new house it became immediately apparent that we didn’t just buy a home, we bought a neighborhood. We have wonderful neighbors, who have wonderful kids. . .and these kids are my biggest issue. One … Continue reading

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babies, books, stolen rocks…lessons from the weekend:

1. There’s nothing like being in the presence of new life: Meet Emmeline Rae, my dear friend’s new baby girl, and my current obsession in infant form. 2. Sometimes there are beautiful gifts buried in otherwise unpleasant packages: As much as … Continue reading

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Land of Enchantment pics…from a while ago.

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wrestling with an issue…

Yesterday I hit up the library. I have a book on hold, but it isn’t in yet, so I didn’t know what I was there for. I sent a text to a friend asking for a recommendation thinking she was … Continue reading

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Good Instincts

Last night I sang my babies to sleep. Nothing unusual. This morning I heard them wake-up so I went to their room to get my “good-morning” hugs. Still just an average day. Then I sat on my daughter’s bed and had … Continue reading

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