Tag Archives: childhood

Simple Sunday – Traveler’s Log

The dogs were boarded and the neighbors had instructions on cat and plant care. It was time to go. We had a late afternoon flight and decided to take the shuttle bus to the island of my childhood home instead … Continue reading

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An Owls’ Outing

When the boys were younger, we found magic everywhere and in everything we did. We danced with our own shadows while waiting at the bus stop, we named the bushes and hills that comprised our small patch of woods on … Continue reading

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It will be useful again, someday.

One day last week, to combat the boredom that comes with a pandemic quarantining, Carter decided to rearrange the furniture in his bedroom. He drew out a schematic of where he wanted his bed, dresser, bookcase. Without any thought to … Continue reading

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The Tigger on our Doorknob

There is a small stuffed Tigger that hangs from a key chain that, lately, can be found hanging on our door. The Tigger was originally ours, but Carter decided he was done with it and graciously offered it to one … Continue reading

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Bits and Scraps – Proof of Leprechauns is All Around Us

It started earlier this week with a small, pointy white rock Carter found on the playground at his school.  He insisted it was a Leprechauns tooth. Then it was a heart shaped sticker, its shine and sparkle marred by neglect … Continue reading

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This morning Carter got up on the wrong side of the bed (for the life of me I can’t figure out how he continues to do this for when we combined the boys’ beds into bunk beds we made sure … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Thank You Craig’s List!

Late last week we went and looked at it.  Today it arrived.  We have been wanted to get one of these for the longest time but we have just not found one in our price range that was close by.  … Continue reading

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Our Second Skin

Our clothes. We wear them for modesty because it is our cultural norm.  We wear them to keep us warm and dry or to protect us from the sun. We wear them because we like the color or how they … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Shelves

A week or two ago Husband installed a shelf above each of the boys beds; a shelf for them to store their childhood treasures upon. Cody’s shelf: stuffed Rooster given to him by some nice radiology technician at Children’s Hospital … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Fence Posts and Fields

When visiting my childhood home, I quite often find myself outside walking around in the pasture with my camera.  This weekend I could not stop taking pictures of old fence posts and fields left to grow wild grasses.

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