Category Archives: Family life

Since my surgery in March, things have been on a decided up – swing in our family’s life.  Rudy had his gastric bypass surgery and is getting healthy, the kids had a great summer, filled with different day camps,  and … Continue reading

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Weekend

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Back

I am back from my two month hiatus.  In November, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and it threw me into a bit of a funk, I’ve really struggled with the motivation to pursue any of the things that made … Continue reading

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Grace’s 5th Birthday / January

Grace’s birthday was simple and quiet.  We had a family brunch and lots of talk and then cake.  Grace wanted to play most of the afternoon, so this year,  we decorated the tree for the birds after everyone but Aunt … Continue reading

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Sophia’s 8th Birthday / November

In the days leading up to Sophia’s birthday, we did our traditional thing of making lots of lanterns.  Paper mache, mason jar lanterns, and I briefly considered trying to repurpose old coffee containers, but that seemed like too much work … Continue reading

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October

Eating the fall peas straight off the vine. Lately we’ve been preparing for the change of seasons.  Putting the gardens to bed, mulching them with mowed-up leaves, putting the garlic in the ground before it freezes…  Cleaning the hoop house … Continue reading

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Lily turns 2

My little sister and Grace posing by their pumpkin!   Little Lily-pie has somehow, already turned 2 years old!  We celebrated her with family and pumpkin carving and of course lots of pies. Lily, you were born on such a … Continue reading

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