Tag Archives: Kids

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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100,000

Today this happened. I showed the second picture to Cody and he immediately shouted out, “You did it!” Husband’s response was more along the lines of ‘out with the old, in with the new’. It is a discussion we have … Continue reading

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Cody’s Wit and Wisdom

Driving by a Tesla charging station, I wondered aloud what the collective noun for Tesla would be. I suggested a clutch, which really makes no sense seeing as they have none. But Cody, in brilliant form, suggested a spark. A … Continue reading

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The Delicious Mistake

With Carter off on his week long camping trip, Cody seems worried about how he will fill his days. He decided that part of his day-filling will involve cooking with me, which I find more exciting than playing this video … Continue reading

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Pocketful of (Old Person) Candy

“Mom, that is old person candy,” proclaimed Cody as I was happily showing off my latest addition to our dining room – a candy dish. In an effort to create a clutter-free space, I had reorganized some furniture, in the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Happy Father’s Day Husband!

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Where the Clutter Ends

Husband is the master of clutter. In my life his clutter is a bit like the music one is subjected to while on hold waiting to talk to a representative of some random company or another, background noise that is … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Litterbox Mafi

me: “One down, two to go!“ This morning I was in the process of one of my least favorite tasks, the cleaning of the litter boxes. We have three cats and as such should have four boxes, one more than … Continue reading

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