i had wanted to say more during women’s history month, but here we are slingshot into the month of april, and 2 of my 3 big events of the year have come and gone. quinn is 10! i am 39! and our wedding is a few short months away, for which we are giddy with . . . → Read More: 39 ~ letters in the sand
i spent part of spring break on wedding projects, including dying and cutting the fabric for prayer flags i am asking my guests to help decorate.
checking items off the to-do list feels pretty good!
i also gave my rainbow jar/flower plan a test run, even though i didn’t have any orange . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ a happy return of the day!
i’ve been thinking about how we can move towards finding connections, instead of focusing on differences. i see the image above and i think idealistically about how the united states would be so cool if we lived up to our image as a place where all are welcome. (i do not know the source . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ the rainbow connection
for grammy and me, and anyone else who would like to go back and revisit previous birthdays…
last year i was startled to realize that quinn was halfway to 18, and now suddenly he’s halfway to 20. for some reason, time . . . → Read More: ten ~ an order of magnitude
my good friend, frederick douglass, was asked how it felt in his first moments of freedom from slavery. he found that words were inadequate to capture those feelings, saying, “anguish and grief, like darkness and rain, may be depicted; but gladness and joy, like the rainbow, defy the skill of pen or pencil.”
still, we . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ gladness and joy, like the rainbow
we’re in high rainbow season, and we’ve been taking our cues from the skies and being the rainbow every chance we get.
being a fairy dog mother is a way i like to be the rainbow in someone else’s cloud, or in other words, be . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ being the rainbow
other posts you may enjoy:women~this moment~ pancakes reunitedthe person this blog is named after…~rainbow monday~
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
10-23 to 12-23
quinn and i collaborated once again to create a fun halloween costume: bulbasaur the pokemon.
we took quinn’s fourth grader free state park pass on the road and hung out at the yaquina head lighthouse one afternoon to watch . . . → Read More: ~two months in the life of a lifelong learner~ becoming a dragon
other posts you may enjoy:~this moment~ shoes and gratitude~this moment~family ~ wait, i’m a cousin?!~this moment~ . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ ephemera