~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ existence

It’s a beautiful thing to see him sitting with his eyes closed just breathing. What do I want for him in life? That. Being ok in there. . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ existence

~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ not so little drummer boy

My brother’s laugh is one of my very favorite laughs in the world, and one of my very favorite things about him, and it would not be a disappointment if Quinn inherited this trait. Even if it is for a temporary period, I’m thoroughly enjoying the way his laughs ring in the air, jingling like the bells at the upper reach of his mallets, perhaps because they contrast so with his new low speaking register in the timpani section. . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ not so little drummer boy

100 monthaversary ~ going-to-the-sun

Take a virtual drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road beside mountains, wildflowers, and rainbow-rock lakes. . . . → Read More: 100 monthaversary ~ going-to-the-sun

~thankful thursday~ a time to refrain from embracing

So many treasures I just took pictures of, but these two came home. I wish I could have taken home the lanky teen treasure, but I just took pictures of him as well. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ a time to refrain from embracing

~rainbow mondays~ light seeker

~rainbow mondays~

a splash of color on monday morning

a photo study documenting the colors of the spectrum: the balance points between . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ light seeker

~rainbow mondays~trout lilies and tutus

Rich brought me home this rainbow!

Quinn wrapped up his birthday reading by rainbow candlelight.

Gray, but with rainbow edges if you look closely; my recent days have been spent staring through a microscope at the miracle of life, specifically, arctic cod embryos at 24 hours post-fertilization. Anyone else see a butterfly?

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lucky thirteen

Time feels like it moves along like a Fibonacci sequence, spiraling ever more quickly, in bigger bites each year. It does feel like he was 1 for a while, then 2, then 3, then started jumping from 5 to 8 to 13, soon he’ll be 21 and before I know it he’ll be 34! . . . → Read More: lucky thirteen

uncle dan

My godfather, Dan Weber, passed away on February 3rd. He was an amazing man, and leaves behind a prosperous legacy. His five children and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and more distant relatives like me, all celebrate his life this weekend. His wife Judy, my godmother, is surrounded by family and I send my heart to . . . → Read More: uncle dan

~black and white wednesday~ that’s a wrap

other posts you may enjoy:~rainbow mondays~ middle earthsome daysarchive update ~ quinn age 3 ~ haul away on the one unbroken line~rainbow mondays~ . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ that’s a wrap

joy to the world

A few days into December, I was reflecting on how beneficial the November gratitude challenge is for me – the impetus to write daily warms me up for other writing, and the topic itself is nurturing to my soul. I decided I would like to adopt a topic for December to continue the motivation to . . . → Read More: joy to the world