Monthly Archives: January 2010

crafts and more…

I’ve been feeling the itch – I think it’s being cooped up in the house. While I love this time of year, it can be a bit cumbersome getting three kids ready to go out the door. Generally speaking my kids are pretty self-sufficient. Jon and Drew can get themselves bundled up, into the car […]

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time heals, sort of

I don’t intend this post to be a woe is me depressing sort. If you know me, that isn’t my style – or at least I don’t try to be! It is hard though when discussing loss and pain to not sound miserable so bear with me! Today marks the 2nd anniversary of my mom’s […]

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08-08-08?

I was contacted by one of Ryan’s co-workers, Courtney. Courtney is a delightful group, who recently got married and spends her “free”time in a Christian singing group. ( I quote that because I believe she spends most of her time that isn’t in the office singing) Courtney asked if I could do a painting to […]

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I’ve done something right

Okay – so I’ve been watching, as most of you have, the devastation in Haiti. The whole situation breaks my heart, but when they show the children, well, I don’t think I’ve cried this much since my mother’s death or when I was in my third trimester of pregnancy. Watching a mother finding out that […]

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"i don’t do fish"

I’m always looking for new things to cook, new ways to get healthy choices into my little ones (and husband’s) tummy. Sometimes it’s easy and they surprise me. Sometimes it’s a total flub and it makes me recall the time my mom (I was probably 10) slaved over the stove for hours to make beef […]

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