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Simple Sunday – The Small in the Vast

We went on a hike in the desert mountain range near our house today.  I took many pictures looking across the vastness of the city surrounding us. But what I saw looking down, just off the edge of the trail, … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Lost in the Corn Maze

Today we went a pumpkin patching.  There were bouncy houses, tall tube slides, hay rides, a petting zoo, and a corn maze.  It was a good time although I have to admit that the corn maze gave me a bit … Continue reading

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The Things That Grow in the Desert

As I mentioned, last week I was off work for fall break.  My mom came into town a few days before our family made-up holiday of Practice Thanksgiving.  Since the boys were still in school, and it was too early … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Desert – On the Wrong Feet Christmas 2014

Christmas in our family, as I suspect is true with many other families, is a holiday steeped with traditions.  We have events that we attend or host: the lighting of the town tree, the lighted boat parade, my friend and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Desert Flower in Bloom

I am always surprised by the greatness of cactus flowers.  I spied this one on my walk with Haley yesterday.  As I pulled out my phone to take this picture, a little bee alighted upon the creamy white petals. Not … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Weekend at Kalaloch

This was the weekend.  Every year we go and when it is over, we find ourselves planning for the next time. This was Haley’s first trip to Kalaloch, and I suspect, her first trip to the ocean.  She loved running … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Snow Day and the Lurking Green Frisbee

The Friday before the start of our two week winter break from school, we had the first snowfall of the year.  It was not a lot but enough for the school district to declare it a two hour late start.  … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Tis the Season for Christmas Tree Trimming Tomfoolery

I think it is simply because we are big dorks who like to capture the random moments of life. But every year for the past several years, we set up the tripod, program the camera to auto snap a picture … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Sweaters and a Photobomb

The boys were so cute in their sweaters, sitting on the couch reading books.  I grabbed the camera to capture the moment.  Click, click, click, PHOTOBOMB!

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Simple Sunday – Up to the Top of the World

They shimmered in the sun, whirring and spinning non-stop while we waited in line for our turn. Up, up, up.  At the top was a breathtaking view.  Ladybugs – four, five, half a dozen or more – alighted upon us, … Continue reading

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