Monthly Archives: July 2010

sometimes

life really is just a bowl of cherries. Happy weekend. Stay cool.

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just flowers

I went to the Farmers Market last night to buy flowers for myself. So much more rewarding than cheap sandals that don’t fit (even though they were pewter). I thought you’d enjoy this more than my pre-triple digit heat rant … Continue reading

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they say outdoor kitchens are all the rage

I don’t have much for you. Just one of my favorite photos from Virginia City, Nevada this weekend. Steve and I are settling into our childfree zone, though we were kind of bummed that Alex wasn’t with us to watch … Continue reading

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for marie

Steve’s cousin Marie is the sweetest of the cousin clan. We call her Re. She is my age and has a son Alex’s age. She took care of Alex when she was a baby. I couldn’t have left her with … Continue reading

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55+34+31=forever

This weekend Steve, Alex and I drove to Virginia City, Nevada for the wedding of my mom’s cousin’s daughter.  I don’t think I’ve seen her in fifteen years. We officially became those relatives the bride and groom add to the … Continue reading

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hi honey, nobody’s home

The girls are gone. Well, Kate’s been gone for four years, but we get occasional return trips. She was just here for two weeks. You know, we have Mexican food here (Vancouver may have great sushi, but no tortillas) and … Continue reading

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remind me in the morning, ok?

Clearly I haven’t quite left vacation mode. While we were away, I could always remember what day it was. That annoyed me, because one of the signs of a good holiday is forgetting, and better yet, not caring. Now that … Continue reading

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sisters

I’ve never had a sister. I have brothers, and the two-daughter concept puzzled me at first. What would I do with two girls? What would they do with each other? I had brief moment of panic, imagining my life overrun … Continue reading

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reality of july

The vacation part of summer is over, at least the trip that was planned. There may be others in the future. Alex is at camp. Kate extended her stay by a day. I spent the weekend in hyper lazy mode. … Continue reading

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and then it was june

Halfway through Project 365. Which means we might make it. Oh, and it also means we’re halfway through the year. Yikes.

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