Wants, Needs, Compromise

Photo: I don’t know what it was about this moment, but this set of cubbies full of little coats and boots and backpacks made me smile today. Maybe because I’m thinking about how big Ursa Minor has gotten… and how we are, as a family, transitioning away from babyhood.   Oh man. I’m tellin’ you……

Are We Speaking the Same Language?

Photo: Got these classic silhouettes done of the boys last week… they came out even better than I could have imagined. The 90 year-old woman who does them is a hoot, and a skilled crafts woman, and she does them with a single pair of scissors live on the spot. Seriously. Such a treasure. I’m…