High five if you can guess what restaurant we're at here. 🙂 Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on Wednesday, January 6, 2015. It’s hard to believe that it’s already 2016. It seems like yesterday when I wrote a column about the beginning of 2015 – we had a rough start to that … Continue reading Happy New Year
For the first time, we stayed up until midnight on New Year's Eve. Of course, we had to take some silly selfies in the dark while we waited for the ball to drop. I hope that 2016 is a wonderful year for you and your family! I want to thank all of you for reading … Continue reading My Favorite Posts of 2015
Artwork I commissioned my six-year-old to do. "A T-Rex eating a Christmas tree." Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on December 23, 2015. As I write this, my nine-year-old is completing the last class of his homeschool chemical engineering class, and there are many blessings in that. 1) He enjoyed the class and learned … Continue reading Counting My Blessings at Christmastime
My five-year-old and I made winter solstice trees today with branches, twigs and paper snowflakes. My eight-year-old decided to make a mossy swamp tree! There is moss on its bark and Spanish moss hanging from the limbs (the dried strings of glue were left there on purpose). It even has a dead branch underneath it with … Continue reading Happy Winter Solstice!
Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Since my son and I are learning Spanish together, I decided to celebrate the Day of the Dead or “Dia de los Muertos,” which is celebrated over two days, November 1st and 2nd. The purpose of Dia de los Muertos is to … Continue reading The Day of the Dead
Happy Easter and Happy Spring.
Merry Christmas. Wherever you are, or whatever you are celebrating today, I hope you are warm, healthy, and well-loved. And now is as good of a time as any to start what I hope will be a new tradition on this blog....my sharing stories with you. I've been thinking about it for awhile, and I don't … Continue reading Merry Christmas and My Gift to You