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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Evyn was hungry for her morning snack.  Her strawberry bucket was just right for picking, or yanking, as it turns out.    Don't they look yummy?  This is what was left after two minutes: Maybe I should have cut the tops off for her.

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with sympathy: what can I say to my grieving friend?

Thank you for your kind thoughts and words about the loss of my sister.  I always appreciate it that you take time to read my thoughts, ponder it and use it in whatever way you can – whether it's identifying with loss and grief yourself, having a moment of gratitude for the people in your life, […]

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Galations 2:20

For most of you, today is just May 22, 2008.  For me, for my family, for those who love her, it's nine years.  The first few years after she died I approached this day with dread, and I couldn't help but count back the hours as if they were happening again (right about now I was […]

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six month party! or “how many safety violations can you name?”

Let's see, a Bumbo seat on the table, fire within inches of the infant…can you tell she's a second child?  Maybe the recycled "3" from Evyn's last birthday gives it away.  Poor second children.  They always get the leftovers.  We're trying to be sugar-conscious around here so we opted for sugar-free jello in place of the usual […]

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six months

Kind of hard to believe that its been six months since I’ve had a real night’s sleep.  But our littlest princess turned six months this week.  We’ll throw her a little family party with a cake and a few of her own toys wrapped up for fun (we wrapped up E’s favorite tv remote for […]

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