Category: Just life, you know?

  • Minding

    To start with a brief aside, “mind” can mean quite a lot. It can mean to caretake (child minder), to be careful (mind the gap), to pay attention or remind (mind your manners / mind you), to be bothered (do you mind?), it can be your brain (in the back of my mind), the way […]

  • Sunday walk

    On Sunday, Grant and I took a long walk around town. We got caught in a thunderstorm and had to wait it (mostly) out in Tim Hortons, which Grant found wonderful.

  • Purple delight

    This flower is luxuriating in my garden, and I feel so much joy because of it.

  • Spot the difference – round 2

    Here’s round one. Remember for Mother’s day the sweet book Henry filled out for me? Well, being in the same grade, Eleanor did one too. Let’s take a look: I appreciate the callouts to soap, the guinea pigs (who do sound like car alarms when they’re feeling bitchy), my Starbucks mugs along the top of […]

  • Pastoral

    Western New York on a warm spring evening.

  • Tomato Plant Day

    Every mother’s day, we get my mom a tomato plant, and try to spend the day at my parent’s house (illnesses notwithstanding). Yesterday was a perfect day, and my oldest sister was able to come as well! We – my mom, my sister, and I – tried to get a photo together, but my various […]

  • Henry’s mom

    I like the sound of Henry’s mom – she seems rad. Henry really is the best ❤️

  • Seventy-nine

    I took my parents to lunch yesterday to low-key celebrate my mom’s birthday. Look at these two lovebirds who are now both 79 years young! My dad said he still feels 25, but if he suddenly jolted back to being 25, he’d probably lose his mind (paraphrase). Happy birthday mom! 🎉💐

  • Outside

  • American Grafitti

    We have some real vibes at the ice cream place today. In the rain.