Tag Archive: Summer

Beach, Weekend and Birthday Things

/ / Last weekend, the boys and I took a day trip out to Lake Michigan, ending up at a beach of which I’m not even sure of its name. That probably sounds… Continue reading

Because It’s Not Every Day…

/ / … that one sees all these things. Orange cauliflower at a roadside farmstand. A bundle of carrots whose colors were almost as numerous as a rainbow’s. A Monarch butterfly that is injured, and… Continue reading

Lovely Linda

/ / It’s taken me two months to get this post up on my blog… but better late than never. Titling my post as I did, one would likely think the first photo… Continue reading

If We Lived for Food… Instead of the Other Way Around

/ / {I had a photo without Izzy’s photo-bombing hand in it, but this one made me smile, so I’m using it instead. Smiles over perfection win every time.} . I thought I would… Continue reading

1732 and Sleepless Again

/ / I should be in bed right now. But just like one year ago, I am sleepless. Today was an awful day… and not even because my daughter’s would-be birthday is tomorrow.… Continue reading

Quintessential Summer – County Fair

/ / Oh, happy day! I hesitate to start my post this way… while there’s so much darkness, evil or heartache going on all around the world. But my writing about something good… Continue reading

Sometimes All You Need is Your Red Bike, Some Grape Juice, a Sandwich, Popcorn and Minions, and a Friend… a Really Good Friend

/ / This will be the first of several “how we spent our summer” photo dumps here. Today’s is from our picnic last week. Yesterday, I spent more time than I would have… Continue reading


“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—At the beach, looking for rocks while, unknowingly, a canvas of sparkling light. . . . As was the case… Continue reading


“A portrait {or two} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—With Mr. B hangin’ out at the county fair. . . . I know there’s not really a… Continue reading

The Parts of Our Days

/ / We had a weekend full of house updating {finally painting our hallway white so that we can finish our floors once and for all}. It felt wonderful to finish up another… Continue reading