Photo Friday, on Mudnday.

Anybody else missing Photo Friday? I’ll bet you didn’t even notice it stopped ; ) Welcome to one of the things I did this summer when I wasn’t dedicating my time to Photo Fridays – Adventures in Mud! I thought it a fitting photo to share in lieu of our recent mud-hole adventure. This is…

A Date with Kate: A Kickoff to Fall

I’m going to bed smelling like dirt and applesauce. I think that’s a sign of a good day. I suppose I could shower, but I strongly dislike the activity, so I’m going to push that off till tomorrow. Hooray for procrastination! But anyways… I’m going to bed smelling strange because today I spent with Kate….

The Gentlemen in My Life

It’s time. You need to know about these two delightful characters in my life. At least, tonight they are delight. Like all humans, sometimes they are less so, but that’s okay because we’re related so I can tell them when they are not so nice and they’re stuck with me so we’ll still be friends….

Guest Post – Life with Anna

The words to my teammates had barely left my mouth when Adele perked up and said “ME!” I hadn’t expected such enthusiasm to the query “anyone wanna write a guest post on my blog?”I gave her free reign to tackle any topic she wished, and so as strange as it feels to have a post…

Love Deciphered

I look at the scabby picture of Lilo & Stich on my arm and resist scrubbing it off. I think about Tomoko, the boy who put it there with genuine kindness in his heart. Hear this, world: If I let you put a fake tattoo from a dollar lollipop on my arm, it means I…

Five in a Row: Bus-ted Again

“You know what I’m excited for?” Adele speaks up through her scarf as we wait for the bus one day. “When we go back home and we actually run into someone we know on the street.” I ponder this and grin. She has a point. Every day we see a lot of faces; a blur…

Wonderful Things 101

I recognize that the world has a lot of warm fuzzy posters out there and everyone has a personal list of favourite things that inspires one to burst out in spirited songs about girls in white dresses and snowflakes and roses and all, but I still choose to add my own into the realm of…