~rainbow mondays~ self care september

two-thirds of the way through the month, i declared self-care september. i do not go gently into this particular season change, so i have started taking vitamins, brewing chai, ordering ingredients for making myself a vat of herbal iron supplement, and saying yes to all of the things i know will feed my soul: . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ self care september

the big apple

i’ve been feeling funky, i’m not gonna lie. maybe not coincidentally, i’ve been quiet around this here blog, so i think i’m going to make a point to get back to writing, in the name of self care. i think i’ll start with the story of our trip to new york, since i only really . . . → Read More: the big apple

~rainbow mondays~ goldenrod, periwinkle, red violet, the whole crayon box a.k.a. mama’s new york rainbow

red: so many apples…

red: hard to choose! this one is named chenango strawberry.

red: numbered apples awaiting grammy’s careful identification process.

red: view of the barn through the apple trees

red: all the colors were accented with goldenrod this trip.

red: red hot, that is. this amazing . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ goldenrod, periwinkle, red violet, the whole crayon box a.k.a. mama’s new york rainbow

~rainbow mondays~ poke abundance

rainbow veggies again! i never get tired of lining up beautiful produce in rainbow order.

red: chioggia beets just before i juiced them yesterday.

orange: dragon from a poke-walk with quinn. he traded me the phone for my camera so he could take some photos of it, too!

orange: i took . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ poke abundance

~rainbow mondays~ the height of summer

happy rainbow monday! let’s celebrate it with lots and lots of flowers, butterflies, cute boys, fruit, veggies, tie dye clotheslines, and other vibrant summer color! it’s no wonder my very first rainbow monday post was written this time of year, with the abundance of color as far as . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ the height of summer

~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

~rainbow mondays~ silos and swallowtails

a new york rainbow!

pink: cosmos, right before i cut them and decorated my mom’s cane with flowers for my brother’s wedding.

pink/red: got a few nice sunset photos throughout the trip.

there was one kind of like this two years ago

orange: sunset, jewelweed, quinn . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ silos and swallowtails