Category Archives: Garden

A World of Pleasure in Contrariness

I just watched Bill Moyers’ interview with Wendell Berry (thanks, Adriane, for sharing the link!). After reading many of his books, poems and essays, it was a pleasure to listen to this interview and hear him speak about so many things that are close … Continue reading

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Summer Silliness

Ah…the glorious days of summer continue! It had been pretty warm for a while here, even getting up into the 100’s for several days. Of course, it is especially fun to play with the hose when it is so warm … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Sometimes I feel like I am always catching up! It is impossible to document every amazing moment we have with this small person but, rest assured, we do our best to enjoy all of it. And, for the sake of our loved … Continue reading

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Balance, Dragonflies and Butterflies

Our spring days are slowly starting to look like summer. A few days ago, it was cold and windy at our local park (and snowing on our local mountain!). We still had a lovely time, climbing all over everything. Perhaps surprisingly, the … Continue reading

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Time for School!

Fall is here and someone just started preschool! Up until now, she has been home with one or both of us. So this is a big transition for everyone. As with most (all?) of the big transitions she has been … Continue reading

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Two Years Old!

Hard to believe that Mia is already two years old!  She is an amazing, delightful, kind little girl and we are more than thrilled to be her parents.  I am pretty sure that we have learned more from her than … Continue reading

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More summer days

Don’t let the start of school fool you into thinking that summer is over!  That season is here until the Fall Equinox, so we have two more weeks of it. Here are a few pics of how we are enjoying … Continue reading

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Swing high!

YEAH for swings! We’ve been talking about building a swing for Mia… Papa did it the other day, in about 30 minutes.  Most of that time was spent sanding the seat, to be sure there weren’t any splinters.  Since then, … Continue reading

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Is that Kale in your teeth?

If you’re eating kale: I don’t care if you have green stuff in your teeth. I am happy to see kale all over your face. Sure, you can wonder around the living room for 30 minutes after dinner (instead of … Continue reading

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What did you do with your summer?

Have I mentioned that summer is my favorite season?  Especially here in SW Colorado.  I just can’t say enough about the absolutely gorgeous weather, and with all the rain we’ve been getting (though still only 70% of ‘normal’), we have … Continue reading

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