Tag Archives: gratitude

W.O.W. — Week of Wonder!

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Greetings friends, followers, and new-founds! The dial here in our little corner of the universe have been set to auto-fun for the last week, and I’m just now having a moment to “come up for air” and tell you all about … Continue reading

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The Self-Authenticating Adult, or How to be a Super-Hero to your Kid

Echo decided that she wanted to climb the Redwood in Juju and Bonnie’s backyard (not actually pictured above… this one’s just to give you the impression of it, since, regrettably, I took no pictures from under the particular tree in question). … Continue reading

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Compound Bliss

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If you’ve been keeping up with my latest posts, then you already know we’ve spent the last several weeks in a state of perpetual enjoyment. Snugged up as we are in the lap of Natalie’s family stomping grounds, we’ve been … Continue reading

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And the Beat goes ON!

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We’ve settled into a lovely rhythm in our Santa Cruzian life. And now, the days mete out their joyful goings-on in pretty cycles to which we’re all starting to sway and dance. Every day has it’s own tidal minutia — … Continue reading

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Smile Horizon

I keep leaning over to Natalie in our daily travels and saying, “It’s January.” Normally we’d be throwing on our insulated winter boots, several layers of clothes, coats, mittens, hats and scarves, and heading out to shovel the latest snowfall … Continue reading

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Exodus!

Well, we finally made it! For those of you who don’t know, we’ve been planning and orchestrating a big move for the last few months — which is the primary reason I haven’t been posting more here of late — … Continue reading

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Faith: Restored

I gotta admit, folks, I’m a little choked up. And in truth, I’m not sure at all just what I am here to say, but I’m hoping that whatever it is will find it’s way to you as I make … Continue reading

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The Month in Pictures (11/13)

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Think photo-journal. Think speed of life. Flip back 30 days. And enjoy. We discovered Ken’s definitely a girl — like, “‘Whoa’-rodent-labia-in-your-face” discovered. So far no identity crisis has ensued… And we aren’t going to change her name. We not only … Continue reading

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New Tools and Time Well-Spent

Boy, oh boy, have we been workin’ it lately! I tell you, Natalie and I are on fire… We’ve been wheeling and dealing with coalition builders and program directors and business advisors and concerned teachers and parents from all over, … Continue reading

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The Proof’s in the Piña Colada

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Holy holiday bliss, Batman! How much fun can one family possibly have just hanging out together? Well, throw in some beach time, some Captain Jack Sparrow, a little poolside pageantry, and several stellar imaginations — and you begin to push … Continue reading

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So Far, So Yum!

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We have been full-on swimming in vacational bliss for the last several days. Here’s a quick reel of some of the fun the girls had just getting here… All that fun and we hadn’t even made it all the way to the vacation … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for… These

The flowers have arrived! We got an early start this year with a few weeks of warm weather in April and lots of rain in May. So here’s a brief photo essay of some of the glorious perennial members of … Continue reading

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Sixth Birthday Celebration Part Two

So this girl had a birthday party. What with Spew-fest 2013, and school, and work, I wasn’t able to get to sharing all of the glory with you until now — my apologies, if you were left wondering… The forecast … Continue reading

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On the Heels of Tomorrow

Here she is, folks, one year ago when she turned 5. Echo saw this photo this morning and said, “What’s wrong with my face?”. It’s funny how little sense of our selves (in our ever-changing flux) we actually have, isn’t … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for… Sister Love

These girls love each other so much that I regularly find it both incredible and inspiring. Aside from the everyday normal-sized skirmishes and other random more intense affects of the absolutely unadulterated state of sisterhood — which we, like every … Continue reading

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