~rainbow mondays~ slowly unfurl

pink: practicing gratitude for daylight savings, and appreciating that i can be up before sunrise once again for a brief few weeks…

pink: my fiance comes home with his truck covered in cherry blossom snow each day lately.

red: then we walk around and . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ slowly unfurl

a valentine’s day in the life

rich came into the kitchen to put something in the sink over the weekend, and quinn was at the table watching us and when we comically both turned the opposite way and missed each other, i said to quinn, “i could have sworn someone came in here.” rich was now behind me in the kitchen . . . → Read More: a valentine’s day in the life

~rainbow mondays~ gladness and joy, like the rainbow

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

~rainbow mondays~ rainbows for america

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

~rainbow mondays~ frosty the rainbow

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

~rainbow mondays~ birthday butterflies and broken boards

red: maple waiting on the sidelines to get transplanted.

red: handsome fiance, pressing apple cider like a boss.

orange: we’ll take the little bit of fall color that we get here on the oregon coast.

yellow: vine maples down by the bayou.

green: some more lovely fall specimens

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~rainbow mondays~ the height of summer

happy rainbow monday! let’s celebrate it with lots and lots of flowers, butterflies, cute boys, fruit, veggies, tie dye clotheslines, and other vibrant summer color! it’s no wonder my very first rainbow monday post was written this time of year, with the abundance of color as far as . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ the height of summer

~rainbow mondays~ bayou walks at dragon house 2.0

end of the last full week of third grade rainbow before school on friday – the day of our field trip to fly kites at the beach… luckily the rain mostly didn’t fall on us!

sunbows seem to be rather prevalent in the sky above dragon house 2.0!

pink: a delicate pink . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ bayou walks at dragon house 2.0

~rainbow mondays~ stop and smell the roses

and now, back to our regularly scheduled monday program.

not sure what color to name it, but it seemed like a good way to begin the week.

red: busy times. but you gotta make sure you stop and smell the roses.

orange: watch cat awaiting our return.

yellow: vacation lilies . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ stop and smell the roses

~rainbow mondays~ birds, blossoms and a rainbow of eggs

happy rainbow easter monday!

it’s an overdue, overstuffed rainbow of eggs and flower buds and all things symbolic of springing forth new life! hurray for spring!

psst! rubber bands were a fun, accidental discovery for using what we had on hand for egg dying!

pink: sunrise on sunrader

red: . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ birds, blossoms and a rainbow of eggs