sand + water

We made it to the beach, and we soaked up what is left of the summer.  The optimist in me thinks we should be able to squeeze at least one more visit if we try hard enough.  I remember a visit in October last year.   It’s not necessary that we be able to swim … Continue reading


(hiking on Mount Nemo) Right now I am . . . baking blueberry peach muffins seaming granny squares into blankets for the homeless reading teen fiction stolen off the girls’ bookshelves dreaming of one last trip to the beach before school starts remembering it’s been one year since my dad’s heart surgery celebrating the oldest’s … Continue reading

east coast

  With our week of vacation nearly a month behind us, we’ve been itching to get out of town again.  It’s lovely to be sleeping in our own beds and amongst our peeps, but I want to be exploring and taking in new sights, sitting on a beach/rock/bench, reading a map, wondering where to go … Continue reading


  We got back from holidays with enough time to get a good night’s sleep, grab breakfast, throw on our rainbow socks and head downtown to catch our one and only most bestest parade.    That was last weekend.  I just went through this album and cried happy tears because it was THAT awesome.   It’s … Continue reading