Faith journey · Raising kids

Abdominal migraine on our way to Legoland

On our latest vacation, Ellis ended up getting hospitalized for abdominal migraine again. This happened the first day of our long-awaited trekk to Legoland, San Diego. Fortunately our plan involved an overnight stay at my parent's house, because at 1 a.m. I was frantically googling to find a new children's hospital that had extensive experience… Continue reading Abdominal migraine on our way to Legoland

flower of the day

Flower of the Day: May 21, 2019. Chrysanthemum Greens

The stems of these pretty flowers are edible. It has a fresh earthy scent that tastes great in spicy fish stew. But growing up, I remember eating these greens raw: sometimes my mom would make this as a side dish seasoned with minced garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, and spicy red pepper seasoning as a side… Continue reading Flower of the Day: May 21, 2019. Chrysanthemum Greens

photo challenge

Jennifer Mishra weekly photo challenge – Falling Water

The words falling water recall awe- inspiring waterfalls that raise your head naturally to take the sight in with your eyes. The last time I saw a waterfall like that was 13 years ago in Yosemite National Park, yet I aimlessly scrolled through my pictures. Then it dawned on me: falling water can come in… Continue reading Jennifer Mishra weekly photo challenge – Falling Water

Photo-a-day challenge

City Sonnet: Photo a Day. May 11, 2019. Faces.

Kids make the best faces: full of pizzazz and spontaneity. Grrrrrr, isn't she supposed to stay up when she wears the eye patch? Oh Ellis. This hat brings out my goofy side!(Outing with our homeschooling friend) Target, how could you let me down? I need this in my size. I'm going after that squirrel...(On a… Continue reading City Sonnet: Photo a Day. May 11, 2019. Faces.