Monthly Archives: July 2012

on how it used to be…

i used to tell my mother, when i was young, that when i grew up i wanted to be a tree– a sequoia, to be exact. (the tallest, strongest, oldest, wisest tree in the world. well, at least, to me.) … Continue reading






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on the ones we hold dear…

i had intended to write today about some of my recent favorite finds on etsy… but in light of the recent events in colorado, i decided the tone of my post should more accurately reflect what i have spent the … Continue reading






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Art days with the boy . . .

All weekend long (and yesterday) we spent our days, mornings, afternoons and evenings outside, in the pool, in the sun, in the heat, sweating and playing. Today, mama needed a break. So, we stayed inside and played with our new … Continue reading






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Ahhh family

Griffin and I spent this past weekend with family. In the hot, humid, rain-less Indiana air we spent most of our days (painstakingly) outside . . . jumping on the trampoline (in panties and swim diapers, and sometimes naked), climbing … Continue reading






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on friendships…

a few days ago, jason went outside to retrieve the mail and returned with a large package in his hands.  when he mentioned it was for me, i was confused, since i wasn’t expecting anything at all to arrive in … Continue reading






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