Month: April 2013

A Good Life Lived

a friend of mine lost her husband this week. and we’re not in the stage of life where that is supposed to happen. it kind of feels like the bottom dropped out when someone young like this passes away.  it sounds cruel, but there is less trauma to those of us left behind grieving when …

Do As I Say, Not As I Say

henry has started picking stuff up from his little friends. other than just nasty germs, which he’s always done well. recently he started saying “go away, mommy!” and “go away, daddy!” (more often the latter, i feel compelled to point out. #winning).  we reprimand him when he does that and encourage nice words, nice hands, show …

Bounce Bounce Bounce Snore.

we had a marvelous Easter. big breakfast and great church service and lots of running around in the sunshine and eating more good food and visiting with family and drawing with chalk and riding our bikes(!)…it felt like actual spring!  and it was amahzing. sunshine really does make everything seem great. Easter 2012 and Easter …