Category Archives: Personal


Scents usually remind me why I love this time of year, the first warming of the earth, the buds unfurling to the sun, the blossoms winning the race with the leaves… Last night seemed to be “lawn mowing night” on our street. The kids and I biked up and down, and I tried to inhale […]

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My 50mm lens has been at Canon for repairs for a couple of weeks. Boy, did I miss that thing! In fact, I didn’t pick up my “nice cameras” the whole time it was away. So I unwrapped it as soon as my son was down for nap and snapped a few pics of my […]

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We had one evening in early April that was warm. We spent 3 hours outside, at the park, on the patio, eating dinner outdoors…it was lovely! The kids chalked, and I captured their joy at finding snow-free pavement. (The princess, by the way, is supposed to be me. :))

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Around here this time of year…

I really hate being in stores this time of year. I honestly try to be done shopping before Thanksgiving if I can (and sometimes I can’t) so that I can just relax and enjoy the activities on our Advent calendar, our Christmas books, our Jesse Tree readings. Without school, we’ve had some free time to […]

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