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?!
This photo challenge is from Dutch goes the Photo! The picture below covered a store window that was in the middle of remodeling. I took the photo hoping to share it on my blog one day; its message is encouraging and picture cheerful. That one day was two days later. Yay! And of course, my… Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge: Trio
Since my last blog entry, the kids and I have been running around town enjoying our newfound freedom. We're still wary of colds and viruses for Ellis' sake, but we're not afraid like we used to be. (update: 2 weeks after I started writing this entry...Elliot just finished his 5 days of antibiotics for bronchitis.… Continue reading Jello water is not regular water
While driving home from an errand last week, I saw an unusual sight by the sidewalk. A heavily tanned man, wearing navy shorts, a thin tattered tank top, and no footwear, was standing on top of an overturned shopping cart under a medium-sized tree. With bare hands, he held onto a branch with leaves bunched… Continue reading Rethinking life’s interruptions