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
(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
“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
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
my word for 2012 is whole. the nice thing about wholeness is that it doesn’t end when this year fades into the next; if anything it just gets better with age. i didn’t actually write much specifically about my word for the year, but on the other hand, i was writing about it every time . . . → Read More: 2012; whole lotta love
there is a signed custody judgement.what a relief!!!
happy solstice! there’s more light from here on out!
remember this? time to draw another big tree in this image. yes, we have definitely put down more roots.
since i will not be online tomorrow, and it falls in the same vein of bringing more light . . . → Read More: more love and more light
this photo was actually from last week in paradise, not technically over the weekend, but it’s here for rachel, who wrote an article about rolling your kids in dirt that i hope i get to read! i’m a firm believer in the dirt theory of childhood immunity, as you can . . . → Read More: another weekend in paradise
~the pictures are always so dimly lit this time of year… but i noticed i could see my hands this morning as i was getting in my car, and i can tell there will be sufficient daylight for photography soon! ~ holidays are great unschool time: what’s not educational . . . → Read More: a month of unschool
good bye junk and brokenness! hello beautiful, vibrant, wholeness! huzzah for 2012!
i’ve been unplugged and it has been so nice… no really, sooooo nice. being plugged back in is fun for things like changing my relationship status on fb, though. (did . . . → Read More: whole new