Quick sketch

This past Christmas Darren and I gave all the grandparents empty picture frames with promises to fill them up with family photos. We have yet to get our family portraits done, so the frames sit empty. Until now. During a painting session with Cate earlier this week I thought, “Why don’t I just sketch our […]

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Classic movies: A love story

Okay, look up at the top of the screen. See it? Right next to the “About” and “Guidebook”? You got it! “Nostalgia!” When I was a kid our family did not have a television. That’s right, we didn’t own a television until I was 12 years old. Even after we got a TV we never […]

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Joke

(For you, an original joke, from the brain of yours truly. I think it is hilarious.) What is the name of a Russian who is sick all the time? Nastikoff.

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Clothes shuffle

During the past few weeks the temperature spiked to 25 degrees. Ahhhhh….aaahhhhhuuuhhhh…uh oh. Where are the shorts? Luckily Ben, Cate, Darren, and my summer clothing was close at hand. Thankfully, most of my shorts from two years ago (before I got pregnant with John) fit me again, which should cut down on the summer shopping […]

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Clothes shuffle

During the past few weeks the temperature spiked to 25 degrees. Ahhhhh….aaahhhhhuuuhhhh…uh oh. Where are the shorts? Luckily Ben, Cate, Darren, and my summer clothing was close at hand. Thankfully, most of my shorts from two years ago (before I got pregnant with John) fit me again, which should cut down on the summer shopping […]

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Most Beautiful Thing: my Mom

  As you may have gathered, I have been a tad busy in recent weeks.  One big clue was the fact that I haven’t posted for over a week.  I have been involved with planning the auction fundraiser for my son’s school, which has meant a LOT of late nights and extremely crazy hours. Thankfully, […]

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Documentary: A Titanic Post!

Benno and I have been on a bit of a Titanic kick lately.  We gave him a book on the Titanic and he is fascinated by the subject.  I think my current interest started with the 100th anniversary of the sinking on April 15, 2012. However, my love affair with that doomed vessel began a […]

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