Monthly Archives: December 2009

*Silent Night

Making Christmas Eve memories with some tree shots.  Plus I thought I’d share some out-takes of this year’s Christmas card.  Or more accurately E-card.  We went cheap green this year and sent out e-cards instead.  Check out Raenah’s face – she’s not too sure that holding the ‘ball’ is as thrilling as I was making […]

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Merry Christmas

So instead of being productive and running any of a number of necessary Christmas errands, since I tend to avoid running of any kind, I am sitting here remembering what makes this year’s Christmas so meaningful and why I have reason to celebrate and not get caught up in a frenzy of stress.  Remembering what’s […]

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yup, i am utterly in love

And how could I not be? She’s pulling herself up onto everything (except for the Christmas tree- Hallelujah!) and has more sass than a 10 month old has a right to.  We’re all smitten (ridiculously so) and it’s a sight to see the boys cooing and blowing kisses at her. She has 5 chompers now […]

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11 years old

11 years ago, on Dec4th 1998, Shawn & I became the happy parents of our first child.  After months of anticipation and planning and dreaming, he was born – a squirmy, red 6 lb boy, with hobbit-feet, dark fuzzy hair all over his body, and a cry that could shatter glass.  Before he was even […]

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Come On, Rain!

Meet our hardback copy of Come On, Rain! It’s a lovely story about a young girl and an afternoon spent playing in the rain.  Karen Hesse is a thoughtful storyteller with an amazing way of painting word pictures.  Jon J Muth adds the icing with his delicate watercolors.  An unexpected treasure found at a yard […]

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