Archive for August 2012

Waiting for a Baby Dahl

We are counting the days. In October, we will welcome our second grandchild.  Mike and Kathryn have their baby's room ready.  Girl/boy?  Who knows?  (the ultrasound tech only)We shall see!
The Dahl family is growing!  Mike and Kathryn are having a baby in early October, and in their honor, the sisters and sisters-in-law had a shower.  OKAY- the poor girls were rolled over by my notion of a themed “Mother to Bee” theme.  They were powerless to extinguish my Pinterest fueled ideas. Because everyone is... Read more »

A Look Back

A Look Back
Last July, the family huddled at Northwestern, awaiting the arrival of Henry Dahl.  Matt and Justine were a little late, and they arrived windblown after riding the motorcycle to the exburbs to interview a wedding photographer for their big day.  They were sure they had selected kindred spirits. Fast Forward a year…. In May, Matthew... Read more »

Loving Steve

Loving Steve
Last week Bill Kurtis used his Splash page in the Sun Times to ballyhoo the ecology of the Midwestern Prairie. Far be it from me to draw inspiration from this fluffy tabloid feature- but Bill’s ode to prairies struck me. I cut it out and returned to it over and over.  Not because I am... Read more »
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Hoarder Janet

Hoarder Janet
We all expand to fill our space. Since much of our space has been vacated by the boys and their junk, a vacuum has been created.  I am only too glad to stuff it with debris that I do not need.  Since I rarely plate a meal, my kitchen drawers have provided shelter to more... Read more »

Dog Days

Dog Days
The term Dog Days seems to imply that it is too hot for Dogs (or humans by extension) to frolic.  Nope.  Sirius, the dog formation of stars is close to Earth from the end of July to August.  Coincidentally, these days occur when the earth is warm, lakes are comfortable and the skies shine blue... Read more »

Home again, naturally

Not a bad way to start the day.  I sat and watched until my retinas were burned and my butt frozen.  Judy and Marietta hiked.
With the best of intentions, I carried my I Pad and a portable keyboard to Colorado. I intended to blog.  I did not. Sometimes it is best just to marinate in the moments.  That is what I did. My sister in law, Marietta, is twice represented in our family circle.  She married my brother Paul,... Read more »
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