School has already started for many or will start in a matter of days. I can imagine the spectrum of feelings a lot of us are experiencing: first-day jitters, anxiety, excitement, fear, relief, dread, freedom, anticipation, happiness, hope, among others. I have mixed emotions. Since I'm my kid's teacher, I feel an enormous amount of… Continue reading A new school year already?!
As we head into the weekend, here's a quote to brighten your day. “The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.”– Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thank you Cee for hosting the FOTD challenge!
Kids want a pet: anything furry and cute. This topic is brought up on a daily basis and potential animal choices run the wild gamut: dog, cat, bearded dragon, baby otter, or a cub cheetah. Their latter choices baffle me. I'm like, what?! How do you cuddle a cheetah? We've had various tiny pets over… Continue reading We want a furry, cute pet!!
Baked eggshells to use as fertilizer for my now-dead tomato plant. Black thumb despite my best efforts. Vintage milk bottles at Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto. Artifact found in room exhibiting early 20th century kitchen. Garlic bundles at parent's farmhouse. Got one for us and surprised at surprised at how fresh they stayed… Continue reading Photo-a-Week Challenge: Still life. August 8, 2019