thankful thursday ~ more light

on my way to my first day back at work after the recent government shutdown, i mused that i was thinking a month of gratitude posts might be in order for february. my bff challenged me to go for it, and here we are! 28 days of gratitude it is!


28 days of . . . → Read More: thankful thursday ~ more light

~rainbow mondays~ snow colors


it’s been a whirlwind week of fun with family in new york, and i have the rainbow to prove it. here is one of quinn’s hand-crafted birthday decorations, a rainbow octahedron, complete with barney the origami allosaurus, hanging in the rew kitchen!

we’ll start with white, the most abundant color in this . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ snow colors

~rainbow mondays~ snowing and growing

white: more snow on the coast!

red: quinn’s valentine’s day garb

orange: looking out the window at the snow.

orange: a glimpse at what my valentine . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ snowing and growing

~rainbow mondays~ and white

red and white: santa the snow man in profile, borrowing quinn’s hat.

orange and white: snow capped pumpkins

yellow and black: tiny sliver of moon

green: perler beads becoming quinn’s favorite ninja turtle, raphael, while . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ and white

very here now

i’m pleased with the steady creeping towards unpluggedness trend of my life lately. i am often to be found outside the reach of either cell phones or internet, and for two whole days last week i spent parts of it without power, landline, or any of that annoying stuff. if you’ve been watching the wacky . . . → Read More: very here now

quinn’s twenty-third month ~ self knowledge, christmas in ny, and bobbins




before i put quinn to bed, he and i were sitting on the couch we were just reading books and all of a sudden this ambulance went by and blared its siren JUST outside our house. it was really short- it wasn’t like when you hear it coming, it was just . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-third month ~ self knowledge, christmas in ny, and bobbins

quinn’s twenty-second month ~ “piddy yites”


some of his musical faves are: baby loves jazz taj mahal young at heart not for kids only jerry garcia and david grisman a children’s celebration of folk music in harmony (sesame street tribute)

but he really loves regular music just as much, honestly. i can put on michael franti and he is . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-second month ~ “piddy yites”