Posts tagged "summer"

Out for coffee

My parents just left after a wonderful two week visit with us in Chicago. We did so much in two weeks: twice to the movies (who knew my Mom would be more scared of Brave than her granddaughter) , a day trip to New Buffalo, Michigan, dinners out at nice restaurants and experiencing “East Land”... Read more »

June Hymn

Summer seemed an ocean away when,a few months ago, I shared the lyrics to ‘The Decemberists’ “January Hymn“. Now with summer just around the corner, it’s time to share their thoughts on summer in their song from the same album, ‘The King is Dead’:”June Hymn”. (For a live performance of the song, click here.) Personally, I... Read more »

You're Only a Kid Once

Today’s guest blogger is Frances Ruiz, former lawyer and current stay-at-home mom of two. Enjoy! My next door neighbor was a school principal and he mentioned that when he interviewed his first grade students and asked them what their favorite part of school was, he almost had the same response every time: “recess”. I don’t... Read more »
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Buzz Off!

Ah, summer. The time for sunshine, outdoor play, bright, beautiful flowers in the yard, and of course, bees. I hate bees. No other creature strikes blind, terrified panic in me like those little buggers (well, maybe cockroaches. The giant flying kind from Puerto Rico). During summer vacation after my freshman year of college, I was... Read more »

Happy Fall Equinox

Today is the Fall (Autumnal) Equinox.  Technically, it is when night and day are nearly of the same length and the Sun crosses the celestial equator moving southward.  It layman’s terms, it means the first day of fall is here and summer is officially over…BUMMER!   During my July 8th entry, Yikes…Summer Is Half Over,... Read more »

Moving...With Kids! (Part 2)

Add the whipped cream to the top of the pie and garnish it as desired.  Buen provecho and Happy Labor Day Weekend!
Continued from last week’s Moving…with Kids! After a long day of packing and unpacking it was now time to relax and slow down.  This was going to be a great night!  New house, new rooms, the kids were finally asleep; finally some downtime.  We were completely exhausted from our busy first day at the new... Read more »
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