~rainbow mondays~ the whole spectrum

i am a summer girl at heart, but early spring is a very happy time of year for me, because of all the hopeful new beginnings, new growth, and flowers! the first flowers after the longest period of going without flowers are some of the sweetest. part of the changing of seasons for me . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ the whole spectrum

~rainbow mondays~ rainbows for america

rainbow juice ingredients!

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Norman Manley International Airport prior to departure from Kingston, Jamaica en route to Panama City, Panama, April 9, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

this image caught my eye and seemed like an appropriate way to bid farewell to the . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ rainbows for america

~thankful thursday~ sailor hair don’t care

11-25-16 day 25

i am thankful for an unexpected extra 24 hours with my boy today, which was made all the more wonderful by his getting to spend time with rich’s daughter. we are missing some family members this thanksgiving, but having a couple of “our kids” together made it very special. i . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ sailor hair don’t care

~rainbow mondays~ bulbasaur, bayou, beets, blue squash

do you ever just think your food is so pretty that you take it outside, arrange a (rainbow) still life, and take a picture?

red: i found this stack of dried leaves curling up in my car from the day quinn and i went to our karate day camp and broke boards. we . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ bulbasaur, bayou, beets, blue squash

~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ kites, shrinky dinks, and synesthesia

quinn started off the month with a health setback. i knew he wasn’t feeling too great, because one afternoon he told me, “my whole body hurts!” i took some time to talk him through what he meant by that, and it turned out his toe and his throat . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ kites, shrinky dinks, and synesthesia

~rainbow mondays~ redwoods and blue belts

it’s a full moon, summer solstice, celebration rainbow!

sometimes you need to meditate on the absence of color in order to appreciate the colors!

red: quinn and i watched a family of 3 woodpeckers practice climbing up our redwood tree.

red: sometimes it’s just another dead leaf on the gravel driveway, until . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ redwoods and blue belts

~rainbow mondays~ butterfly butts and darth moths

 

red: the biggest one

red: seeing hearts

red: a dragon of dragon house 2.0

red: darth moth

orange: lilies of the lab

yellow: one of the best things about the bayou walks is the wafting aroma of honeysuckle lurking around various corners

yellow: i finally sat still . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ butterfly butts and darth moths

~rainbow mondays~ bayou walks at dragon house 2.0

end of the last full week of third grade rainbow before school on friday – the day of our field trip to fly kites at the beach… luckily the rain mostly didn’t fall on us!

sunbows seem to be rather prevalent in the sky above dragon house 2.0!

pink: a delicate pink . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ bayou walks at dragon house 2.0

~black and white wednesdays~ all i ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by

“like a bird on the wire, like a drunk in a midnight choir i have tried in my way to be free. “

~l. cohen

 

a (late) beaver down by the bayou on our new property. we keep finding ourselves meandering down to the . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesdays~ all i ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by

~this moment~ check this off the bucket list

 

 

~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember

other posts you may . . . → Read More: ~this moment~ check this off the bucket list