It’s no secret that I love music and while I’m only marginally talented at a few instruments, it’s a passion of mine. I feel it. It speaks to me. I can tell time (in years and decades) with it. I know lyrics to about any song (pre-21st century) but I don’t know my license plate… Read More The Summer I Wrote a Song
I love summer! Perhaps more than ever before since I technically have the summer ‘off’ from teaching and get to do lots of fun things. We started our summer fun the week of Memorial day (actually, the week before that when we did a quickie road trip for this awesome party!) We are super lucky… Read More Summer. Summer. Summer.
Those precious moments when I can calm my mind and just enjoy the present are my most favorite. In day to day life, sometimes this is challenging. Yesterday, we went out to the garden to check the progress of some of the veggies that my husband and daughter planted. And who doesn’t garden in a tutu? Beautiful… Read More Spring in the Suburban Garden
Since the Fall semester begins tomorrow, so marks the ‘end of summer break’ for me! I fully intend to keep summer going well into October as usual in CA. Finding easy, quick crafts to do with toddler (I mean ‘big girls’) around is always a challenge, but perusing Pinterest usually does the trick and we… Read More End of Summer Craft Day
I am a new fan of younghouselove and have been stalking their blog and Facebook lately. They are inspiring, have a great sense of humor and a cute little girl so I relate on many levels! Since I’m also an avid Pinner, I thought I’d get something accomplished for the Pinterest Challenge. We were out… Read More Pinterest Challenge Summer 2012
My love of plants began a little too late. When I was young, my grandparents were award winning plant growers: Bromeliads, orchids, etc. They would win ribbons at the fairs and I absolutely loathed going to the fair to look at plants. Well, times have changed…Fast forward 25 years, I love going to the fair,… Read More Succulents and the fair…