~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ unrivaled unraveling

~1-23-19 to 2-23-19~

winter wonderings

Quinn took three classes at Winter Wonderings at OSU this year, and finally got to enroll in one of the Minecraft modules. He also took manual chess programming and Oregon geology. Rich drove him to his class one Saturday while I . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ unrivaled unraveling

~rainbow mondays~ heart-shaped holidays

this week in rainbows: raining rainbow hearts on his sweet face.

remembering to see my world through my heart-shaped lens over the holidays…

seeing the world through heart-shaped glasses

he says it looks like hearts are coming out of his mouth!

red: generation x, raise your hand. several of my . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ heart-shaped holidays

a month of non-local in a year of local

iโ€™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 babsโ€™ 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

in his lunchbox

i asked quinn about his preferences for what kinds of foods he’d like to pack in his lunchbox for school, and we ended up having a splendid conversation. first, i told him my reason for making a list, which was both to refresh my memory on days when i couldn’t remember what to pack, and . . . → Read More: in his lunchbox

hippie glop gourmet ~ soup stock from veggie scraps

you won’t catch me posting complex recipes or really pretty pictures of daintily garnished food much around here, because in the kitchen, i am a pragmatic kinda gal. often quinn and i catch meals in a fairly haphazard manner, frequently in the car on the way to our next activity, so we often eat easily . . . → Read More: hippie glop gourmet ~ soup stock from veggie scraps