Walk in Shiny Shoes

Photo: It is spring time and longtime readers know that I always think about the cherry blossoms during this time of year. I haven’t seen them in person since we moved to Boston (back in ’06) and they are really important to me. So I’ve been writing about them (they are a part of the…

No Rest for the Weary…

Photo: What’s that? The Brothers Ursa working on a puzzle together? Without any parental help? Just straight up collaborative building??? Yeah, that’s the magic, right there! I was like, “hold it together long enough for me to snap a picture!” It all went to hell probably 10 minutes after the photos were taken! Oh well. It was…

Tabula Rasa

Photo:  Here it is, the room is primed and ready for real color! My God, it feels like it took forever to get here…   There are two coats of primer on the walls in the playroom. Two nights of being up until midnight getting it done. I used my mid-day writing time to paint an…

Challenges Seem to Come in Threes

Photo: Funny story, we didn’t make it to church yesterday. The Husband swore up and down that church started at 11. When we got there at 10:45, the sign on the church very clearly stated the Holy Eucharist started at 10. Soooo we went to the farm instead. I looked a little out of place…