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!
it’s been a good couple of months to be review listening to harry potter audio books, with so many themes having heightened relevance to our current events. it was quinn’s idea to listen to them again, when we finished with the heroes of olympus. while we were waiting for the order of the . . . → Read More: ~two months in the life of a lifelong learner~ peaceful protests and a lot of alliteration
rainbow in the morning… the symbiosis between the warming up of my car and the redwood trees, carbon dioxide traded for oxygen, plus a bonus rainbow from the sun.
rainbow selfie in a bubble (i wanted to try the cool bubbles-on-snow trick, but our snow was already too melted and wet for crystallizing . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ poke party
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 word for 2017 seems to be ephemeral. it’s a little bit different, as words-of-the-year go, but it keeps popping up in my mind, and going away again, only to pop up again later. most of my thoughts are… ephemeral like that. they ebb and flow. i have a running joke about my memory with . . . → Read More: ephemeral ~ word for 2017
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
rainbow dragon costumes for pancake granddaughters. this shipment hasn’t been made yet, because grandpa found out some little girl stats about favorite colors and animals, and went on a mission to find a blue bunny and a white mouse for his girls.
solstice beach sunshine rainbow
rainbow christmas lights! which will probably . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ merry and bright
for the two weeks that quinn was gone leading up to yesterday (and the start of our two weeks together! yay!) i sent him some advent notes to open each day… and i’m going to store them here for him to be able to look back on someday.
December 10: One thing I love about . . . → Read More: advent affirmations
retrospective… 4… 3… 2… 1…
y’all, it’s been five years since i fell in love with this man!
five biggies from this past year:
our first trip to the e.r. as a couple; sickness and health: check. we found dragon house 2.0, in all its wood . . . → Read More: five years of love and light
rainbow markers. this is a marker holder i made for quinn years ago… and had out as a christmas present prototype!
the christmas presents all seem to follow the rainbow theme, actually…
subtle rainbow from winter crops…
vibrant thrift store rainbow i only took home in photo format
red: robins . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ frosty the rainbow