Tag: Family

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Triangle Lake

Last week, before wrapping up blackberry harvest, Emmett and I took a trip to Triangle Lake. Taylor’s family has been going to Triangle Lake since before he was born, and he has many fond memories of annual trips with his Mom, aunts, uncles and cousins. Since I’d never been before […]

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The “Itch”

A few years ago, right after I’d moved to the area, a friend of my aunt-in-law’s– who just so happened to be the editor of the local, small-town newspaper— asked if I’d be interested in writing a monthly column. She’d read my blog and thought I might be a good fit. Having just […]

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Gilbert House Children’s Museum

Last week, on their way home from their annual California adventure, my parents stopped by to hang with us for a few days. And by us, I mean Emmett. Because make no mistake, in Grammy and Pop’s book, that little guy has top billing. They brought him a few new toys (spoiled!) and […]

52 Project

9/52

Engrossed in his new favorite book, Animal Sounds, which I picked up at a thrift store this weekend. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the […]

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An Inconvenient Life

I’ve been thinking a lot about convenience lately. About all the many things I do, buy and consume in it’s name. Being the parent of a young child, especially in the early years, you feel entitled to certain conveniences because your life is already a lot of work. But something about that outlook often feels wrong […]

52 Project

8/52

Thinking he’s pretty big stuff driving the forklift with Papa. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit and caption, post […]