Monthly Archives: October 2010

——- inspired by amanda’s moments on fridays. a single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week, a moment to pause, savor and remember. ps: and so it begins…the red bean has learned to knit. and she loves it. definitely my mini-me.

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the sound of rain when you’re lying in bed a stream deep in the woods dry leaves cracking underfoot popcorn popping the sounds of the streetcar in new orleans the squeak of chains on a swing my children’s laughter breaking glass another person’s heartbeat the sound of corduroy rubbing together as you walk guitar feedback […]

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When I was the ripe old age of five, my mother and her new husband of six weeks took me to the courthouse to have my last name legally changed to his. For him it was about control. For her, it was about removing any trace of my father from our lives – all the […]

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in honor of the red bean’s recent ninth birthday, nine things about the red bean: 1. the quiet shy girl of years gone by has morphed into a girl with a quick sense of humor and a big, loud laugh. and the facial expressions – oh my! there are those too and they’re crazy funny. […]

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this weekend was full. too full. too busy. but there was a lovely moment, the one see you above. a moment filled with some of my favorite things: coffee, light, a quiet house, and knitting. the kind of moment where i find myself thinking about my kids and the mr., daydreaming about chickens and aprons […]

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