quinn and i have a scrabble game going on, laid out on the table in his bedroom. he got interested in it because he “helped” me play a few words in the game words with friends (ie scrabble on a smart phone) and one time he looked over my shoulder and told me, “mama, you . . . → Read More: up
on my birthday, rich told me my present is going to be a digital camera. (!!! i know. he is awesome.) when i think of the time elapsed since i was first given my current camera (age 22, graduating from college, a gift from my mom and dad) i remember believing that 23 was going . . . → Read More: word for 2013 ~ choice
i’ve been grasping for cooking inspiration in the past few weeks, and i have this funny feeling i am not the only one out there feeling the marchness of march when it comes to cooking and food. ever since reading babs’ animal vegetable miracle years ago when i had an infant, (oops did i just . . . → Read More: a month of non-local in a year of local
i just added a new folder to my photo folder on my computer: age 6. yes, i organize my photos based on my son’s age (in monthly folders within the current age folder, even after it stopped making sense to relate his age to people as “72 months”). to me it makes perfect sense since . . . → Read More: self esteem
~we cannot see our reflection in running water. it is only in still water that we can see.~
other posts you may enjoy:~this moment~~this moment~ first day of our living schoolaround the farm ~ easter basket wheat grass
tuesday morning after rich left for work i made tea and read the rolling stone article about bob dylan, and waited for the stroke of 8 so i could call the unemployment office without the 75 minute hold time. the way my adrenalin was pumping was like waiting for concert tickets to go on sale. . . . → Read More: attitude adjustment
“are you down in the dumps?” i asked quinn when i went to get him for dinner and found him just sitting, with a somewhat scrunched up look on his face.
“i’m actually in the landfill,” he replied, deadpan. i couldn’t help it, i cracked a smile, and then he immediately did too, and soon . . . → Read More: coming back from the landfill
~a friday ritual~
a photo capturing a moment from the week.
a simple, special moment.
a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.
other posts you may enjoy:~this moment~the dolphin progression~this moment~ snuggling with mama 1.29.12a month of unschool
here on the oregon coast, when we get a “dusting” of that white stuff, i chuckle about people not knowing how to drive in a mere flurry. back in the land of studded tires nine months of the year, we all learned how to navigate through blizzards when needed (and . . . → Read More: snow on cherry blossoms
quinn’s favorite crayon at the moment is red violet. he has been choosing to color in bed before going to sleep most nights lately, and over the weekend i went in to turn off his light and he had red violet laying directly in the center of his chest, safely tucked there for sleep. . . . → Read More: red violet