Tag Archives: Family

Simple Sunday – Alley Cat

Cutting through an alley in Flagstaff on our way to an art festival yesterday, we walked past the above door. Carter says “Look momma, a cat!” “Ahhh,” I replied, already missing our cats even though we just left the house … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – When Life Imitates Art and Other Nonsense We Do

We went to the Phoenix Art Museum a couple weeks ago, trading our long-time Science Center membership for a bit of culture. Carter enjoyed the scavenger hunt, checking off the found items with minimal art appreciation. I did capture a … Continue reading

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Pandemic Teaching (again)

We are two weeks into our new school year. The boys are in person this year as they are vaccinated. They also ride the city bus to and from school, a new experience they have already mastered. I am so … Continue reading

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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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Simple Sunday – Happy Father’s Day Husband!

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Practice Thanksgiving 2020

This year the table is set for four, not eighteen or twenty or whatever ridiculous amount of place settings we try to squeeze in. Our moms, the boys grandmas, will not be joining us. No neighbors or friends will be … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Just a Bunch of Characters

Carter created these, one for each member of our family (pets included, of course). Top row: Husband, Haley, yours truly Middle row: Chloe, Sasha, James Bottom row: Carter*, Leia, Cody** *And no, we don’t let Carter smoke in real life. … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – A Wish for Soup

I was home sick from work Friday. This means that on Thursday night I had to: put in for a guest teacher, write sub plans (giving as clear of directions as I could in my feverish state on all the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Necessary Dining Room Table Items

On our dining room table can always be found several items.  We’ve got your typical salt and pepper shakers, napkin holder, and sugar bowl, with a candle for mood lighting. We also have the more atypical salt alternative and the … Continue reading

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Not Another Post About New Years Resolutions?!?

When asked if I make resolutions for the New Year, I will tell you that no, I do not. But that is not entirely truthful.  I do reflect on the year gone past and consider actions I can take to … Continue reading

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