Monthly Archives: April 2012

Magic Marker Monday — Out of the Blue…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     It’s not often that my 6-year-old wants to sit down and draw a…

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The Beauty in the Beast

We, lovingly, call Jack “The Beast” sometimes. We don’t mean it in a derogatory way at all. Just in a way that we all know is true— he’s kinda Beastly (he’s a growler…loves to growl all the time when we’re out. Growls at old ladies, at kids, at dogs…). Sometimes he’s “Beastly” or “My Beasty…

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Great Hope

That’s the kind of hope I need to keep on going in my larger, and much more significant Mommy duties. We’ve learned a lot about the care and feeding of these three precious lives.

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Special Exposure Wednesday – He Got The Shirt

My cousin sent the boy this shirt: At least they won’t be as loud as the game right? 🙂 Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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Magic Marker Monday — From The Archives…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     Some time ago, the 9-year-old rendered a life-sized sketch of our cat. At…

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Faith and Hope and Love.

The thing about faith is that…it’s not transient. You either have it or you don’t. You don’t have to believe in the God I believe in to have faith either. You can have faith in lots of things–doctors, teachers, friends. To have faith, you have to trust. A lot. Believe. A lot. So where does…

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Making it Good…

I am dismayed at how we chew each other up sometimes. I don’t think much good comes of it. I think our energies could be better spent trying to solve the mysteries and making things as good as possible for all of us.

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Special Exposure Wednesday – He Forgot

Mama made Easter goody bags for the boy’s class, to be given out before spring break. Guess what was in his backpack? Guess the excitement made him forget, 🙂 Apologies for posting late, it’s been hectic around here. Share what you managed to capture. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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The Ultimate Blog Party is Live! Come and Link Up Your Party Post

  Just in case you haven’t heard — The Ultimate Blog Party is LIVE! Lots of partying is going on right now and we would love to have you join us. You can find out all the details on how to join and party with us by visiting the main party post at 5 Minutes…

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Magic Marker Monday — Dentition Doodles…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     We had a recent trip to the dentist — where the 9-year-old produced…

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