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Monthly Archives: October 2014

The boys started their phys ed program today, and I think it’s gonna be a hit. I was thrilled when they dropped by afterwards for a visit. While Miss M enjoyed the “pumpkin patch” and played around her little sis, they found the backyard and played with the rudiments of a fort and picked up sticks. Br […]

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I remember when I thought Jungle Gardenia perfume was the most wonderful scent ever made…it was springtime and summer in a bottle splashed out onto my wintered white skin declaring that everyday, no matter what the sky told me, was a fair day. I loved gardenias so much that I carried them in my hands in a big […]

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‘”It doesn’t happen all at once,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and […]

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It’s a family tradition that we started when all the girls lived at home… dinner out on Friday nights….but tonight I’m going to take a shower, cozy up, order in Anthony’s coal fired pizza with gorgonzola Italian salad, and watch The Amazing Race.

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“Children learn best through their everyday experiences  with the people they love and trust, and when the learning is fun. And the best place for these experiences is outdoors, in the natural world.” —author unknown Unless it’s raining, Jenna sends her boys outside to play everyday during the girls’ nap time…I’m sure it is one […]

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Baby G was six months old last week! I got a tiny smile out of her, but most of the time she just looks at me with her big wide eyes like she’s trying to decide just how I fit into her life. She’s as pleasant as can be, and we all jump at any chance […]

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In July I became Mia x 5!  I can hardly believe I have 5 grandchildren….  This little guy is so very pleasant….just like his mommy was when she was his age…and still is! And this Mia is blessed beyond words….just wish he lived a little closer :(

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Settings for all photos: f 2.5 | 1/160 | ISO 125 Found these fun pics of Mr. B while I was playing in Lightroom today. I can’t believe they were taken 8 months ago when I rented the 50 1.2mm lens to shoot a wedding that weekend…love that lens!  

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