I decided a while back that I had shifted to writing here on my personal blog whenever time allows and the urge strikes. Unfortunately, most of the time the two don't happen simultaneously, so here we are. family life We had two birthdays since my last post. One became a teen; one phased out … [Read more...] about How is it already November?
“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” ~Emma Goldman Don't you just love Trader Joe's flowers? Kathryn surprised me with these earlier this week as a spontaneous because-I-love-my-mom gift, and because she knows yellow roses are my favorite. This is the same girl who gave … [Read more...] about Life lately: winter edition
"Life is like an ice cream, enjoy it before it melts." Consider yourself warned: this is a longer than usual "life lately" post since it's been months since the last one. Sorry-not-sorry. ;) family life Our annual season of visitors begins soon and I'm looking forward to seeing everyone. Next … [Read more...] about Life lately: ice cream season
“He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.” – J.A. Shedd Photo above is from Thanksgiving Day, 2011. This time of year gets me sentimental. Growing up, we always had wonderful extended family get-togethers, and even as a teen … [Read more...] about Life lately: Thanksgiving catch-up