Monthly Archives: August 2011

Life.

I want to do more of this. Show up in the midst of getting ready, all rumpled and riled up. Be part of the excitement, part of the adventure, part of their life. A little messy. But very real. Life.

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I want this…

i want. i want these photos to be from my childhood. the memories are nice but i want the photos. of my mom loving and playing with me. my dad making me laugh. my special things….(and a sister, sigh.)

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there aren’t always words…

sometimes there’s just the feeling. Kassie and Monica’s wedding filled my heart with emotion, joy and love and peace and hope and so so so much happiness.

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I have an idea…

lets have a totally awesome wedding that would be perfect for our kids and our families and our friends…great idea. let’s have a circus theme. oooohhhh…we could have a stilt walker. and a palm reader. and a tarot card reader. a juggler. and an aerialist. and a craft booth. a bluegrass band. a face painter. […]

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hello you

The newest member of one of my very first families. Soooo sweet and soft and little little. Yum.  

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How I spent my summer vacation

In tall grass. With gorgeous children. Who are encouraged to be naughty. Showering me with flowers and grass (and a little happy spit). Delighting in each others silliness. Laughing and tromping and doing it again and again and again (and usually one more again just to make sure the jokes not dead…which it usually isn’t).

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mesmerized.

Newborns. sigh. I continually vow not to get caught in their hypnotic pull and yet each time I end up part of the group standing and staring and admiring such a marvelously impossibly delicious fantastic being. hmmm. sigh.

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