Monthly Archives: December 2012

2013, I am paying attention to you

Last year there was a blog movement called One Word 365, encouraging folks to choose one word to define their intentions for 2012. Everywhere I looked, blogmates were declaring wonderful words like listen, explore, nurture, breathe, open, cultivate, trust, endurance, … Continue reading

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cousinapalooza 2012

We’ve been on the road for a week, celebrating and cousining. We had Christmas at my parent’s house, for the first time in 23 years (the last time Kate was 9 months old, and since then Santa has always come … Continue reading

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the candy cathedral | christmas 2012

Not just any cathedral, Notre Dame. Because we do things the classy way at Christmas. Lots of photos here, so get your hot chocolate and wait a bit. It will be worth it, I promise. Grandpa Bill out did himself … Continue reading

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still believe

Kurt Vonnegut…via treschic. I think I may take a blogging break for the next few days, or even a week. Both of the girls are home and we have people to see, presents to give and a graham cracker Notre … Continue reading

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pondering love

new slippers. pjs just out of the dryer. waking up in time to see a glorious sunrise. coffee brought by someone you love, in a perfectly shaped cup. a rainy day with no plans to do anything but read and … Continue reading

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snowflakes for sandy hook

I do believe crafting heals (along with conversation, long walks, and mother nature) and I saw this idea in the news and on Pinterest this morning. We talked about it last night at dinner, and everyone’s in. We have paper … Continue reading

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first steps

I can’t watch the news. I can’t not watch the news. I want to move on, but I also want to hold those children and their teachers, and their families, in my heart. I don’t want to talk about it, … Continue reading

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