A little color and hope of spring for my friends stuck in the depths of winter. Things I learned this week: Reading twitter is the 2011 version of "cleaning the oven". I know, you are confused. See, back in the 80s when I was still in college a classmate and I came up with the... Continue Reading →
Let the sun shine!
Saturday version of Friday beauty. Some pictures from this week in the back yard. I know daffodils are supposed to be February flowers, but these mini daffodil bulbs that I bought several years ago can't wait that long. They are also becoming more and more prolific year to year. The spikes poked out in... Continue Reading →
Late Friday beauty – is there anything better than cats with kids?
I had to capture this moment last night - Amber actually sat in someone elses lap while mine was available on the same sofa! And? They are BOTH smiling! Doesn't get better than that does it? After 10 days of winter break, the first work week of 2011 has been survived - barely! Each... Continue Reading →
My goodbye to 2010
Today and tomorrow are the probably the two biggest listacle days of the year. Everyone will be blogging about the highlights/lowlights of 2010 and then tomorrow making their 2011 resolutions. Given that most of us who write on the internet are doing to unload one or two (or 10,000) frustrations through the keyboard vs onto... Continue Reading →
Friday beauty – Halloween + Civic Pride
Even though I have never carved a pumpkin, they are my favorite Halloween decoration by far. That flickering, glowing orange orb is just so perfect for a spooky night. As a child the church hosted these truly awesome Halloween parties complete with a reenactment of the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown story and some truly... Continue Reading →