On June 30, my wonderful son brightened this world with his smile. One day later, my mother turned 65. Seven days later, she was admitted to the hospital she would never leave. Two weeks and two days after my beautiful son was born, my mother was gone. The increments of time are devastating. They eat… Continue reading Two weeks and two days
Our first Christmas with Mabel was amazing! Mat and I took off from work the days between Christmas and New Years, so we had a nice long time at home with Mabel. She became mobile and quickly started exploring. She helped me wrap presents. She liked having help opening her presents. This was her favorite… Continue reading A Christmas first
Last weekend I woke up to this: STOP. She is SO CUTE. I can’t EVEN. On Saturday, we took Mabel to her first parade downtown — the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade. We got there early so we could snag a spot near the street to provide her with easy viewing.Then we just stood around and chatted… Continue reading It’s all about string
Sewing HSTs, a photo by moshiecreations on Flickr. Trimming half square triangles takes wayyyyyy longer than it should!! It’s a time warp energy sucking activity. But I’m sticking with it. This will be cool when it’s done. I hope!