~rainbow mondays~ summer fresh





~rainbow mondays~

a splash of color on monday

a photo study documenting the colors of the spectrum: the balance points between light reflected and light absorbed

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~two months in the life of a lifelong learner~ anthropomorphization of vegetables

lifelong holidays learning!


one saturday rich was working so i brought quinn to farmer’s market with me. i parked him in front of my display that i was building and had him put bundles of broccoli raab into a rainbow arch around the basket where the bell peppers would be going, and he . . . → Read More: ~two months in the life of a lifelong learner~ anthropomorphization of vegetables

~rainbow mondays~ best of farmstand

being out at the farm and hearing discussions of market display strategies a week ago, i realized i have been planning on sorting through to find some of my “best of” market displays, and just haven’t gotten around to it in the 3 years i’ve been working for gathering together. while some display strategies . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ best of farmstand

mothering in public

for the kickoff of the 2011 farmer’s market season, we had a very good day of sales, and a perhaps slightly less than stellar day of parenting in the public eye. oh yeah, i remember now. this 5-hour window each saturday is the most time i ever spend doing my mama thing right out in . . . → Read More: mothering in public

~this moment~ contentment

A Friday ritual. A single photo capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.

inspired by soulemama

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~quinn’s fortieth month~ rebirth

~written november 2018~

four weeks of farmer’s market, in a nutshell:

drizzly networking market; brought in enough cash to pay for a bike trailer; $99 and sunshine; fantastic and packed with friends.

the day we got our bike trailer, there was still enough light . . . → Read More: ~quinn’s fortieth month~ rebirth

~quinn’s thirty-ninth month~ melody, harmony, rhythm

~written november 2018~

(the first part of this month was written about in a proto-month-of-unschool manner in real time, so this post covers the other part of the month, written from the future.)

i came back to this time frame on a mission to orient myself about yet another time frame i . . . → Read More: ~quinn’s thirty-ninth month~ melody, harmony, rhythm

quinn’s twenty-eighth month ~ heffalumps and woozles


a couple of quinn’s spiral drawings…. i am not making this up!

quinn coloring manic face

noah and quinn bubbles at fm

in dada’s kayak with his paddle

. . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-eighth month ~ heffalumps and woozles

quinn’s twenty-seventh month ~ maybe yater, mama


we had new friends over saturday (renee from another lab at work, and her daughter 3.5 year old ellie, who is a cute button!). we played in the yard, the kids “painted” the dog house with water, from the little cups they had been making dandelion soup in… so cute. they ran . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-seventh month ~ maybe yater, mama