Category Archives: life as we know it

The story of our weekend in iPhone photos. I was restive and the weekend was just so relaxed. I think the easy-going nature of the weekend might have rubbed off on me a bit. I’m thankful for that. The wee lass slept until 9am both mornings, the older kids a bit later. Mornings were slow […]

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  If I had to put my finger on it, I’d say we found the soft spot of summer late last week. The soft spot being the place where things have slowed to an almost standstill. Mornings come a bit later (as do bedtimes), meals revolve a variety of favorite salads, a baguette, fresh fruit. […]

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  I’m not one to write sonnets, nor to read them (at least since I left academia behind). What I do love is that sonnet comes from the Italian sonetto, meaning a little sound or song. And that one up there in the photograph in the crazy outfit only a 2yo could love, it’s what […]

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  On my walk this morning I thought about today’s prompt, ambition. My thoughts on ambition and my ambitions too, have changed. The dissertation, once all I lived and breathed, has been quietly sitting in a box at the bottom of a pile of boxes in the darkest reaches of my closet. Twelve years ago […]

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  It’s been a busy last few days leading up to this much needed, much welcomed three day weekend (poor Mister has been tasked with cleaning out the storage area to find the stash of cloth diapers — I bet you can feel his excitement from where you sit). My days have been full of […]

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