~a friday ritual~
a photo capturing a moment from the week.
a simple, special moment.
a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.
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we spent st. patrick’s day with our local adopted family for corned beef and cabbage and cheesecake and fun. quinn looked like quite the leprechaun, especially once he had matched his shirt and hat with a green punch mustache.
today i took the leprechaun to the beach on our way into town, and flew his . . . → Read More: the shark and the leprechaun
i burst into tears yesterday over a passage (no, actually, it was a list in the sidebar) in the book i’m reading on asperger’s and parenting. the heading of the sidebar was behavioral manifestations of anxiety. all sixteen of the listed items applied to quinn. i hadn’t fully understood all sixteen of them as manifestations . . . → Read More: black and white
(easter 2011 wheatgrass, half-grown)
the wheatgrass easter basket idea has made the blog rounds for years and i don’t know whose original idea it was or i’d give credit. we are a week into our easter grass growth for 2013, but believe me, there is still plenty of time if you want . . . → Read More: around the farm ~ easter basket wheat grass
rich and i take turns leaving each other “reading assignments” from the newspaper. we both follow along with a recent series in the oregonian of “northwest love stories”. the most recent story i happened to catch first, and leave for him, but more often than not i am the one receiving these reading assignments, as . . . → Read More: learning how to love
here at nanny by the sea, we are serious about taking care of baby k. which is why we will be spending the maximum amount of time possible outside, on the beach. (in case you are wondering, my policy is not to post photos of other peoples’ kids, which is why you only ever . . . → Read More: nanny by the sea
“it doesn’t feel like i’m six,” quinn informed me, when he returned from his birthday weekend at his dad’s. but he has made “at least 3 or maybe 4” wishes now, having had birthdays every night since saturday. i wish i had captured his wonderful look of hopefulness on camera, his eyes closed, candlelight dancing . . . → Read More: six
the birthday prince.
yoda and the ewoks keeping watch over the pumpkin pie.
traditional birthday balloons, he is now old enough for a full rainbow of six colors!
he got busy right away with his lego presents.
without . . . → Read More: pumpkin pie and party hats
i just added a new folder to my photo folder on my computer: age 6. yes, i organize my photos based on my son’s age (in monthly folders within the current age folder, even after it stopped making sense to relate his age to people as “72 months”). to me it makes perfect sense since . . . → Read More: self esteem
all in all, i think team quinn prevailed on wednesday. but i really think it would be great if all of the 20 or so people who were in that conference room on wednesday would join team quinn.
i am still trying to process what went on at this two hour meeting, which was called, . . . → Read More: team quinn
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