Monthly Archives: November 2011

Rowan is Seven

  Happy 7th birthday to our favorite boy in the whole wide world!

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After Quiet Time + Some Links

This is how I found Muriel sleeping the other day after quiet time was over. I found this fabulous blog a couple of weeks ago:  The View From The Tent Door.  It is simply photos that people have taken from the inside of their tents, looking out.  Love it.  Totally feeling the urge to go […]

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Birthday Preparations

Rowan is turning 7 next week, and I’ve spent this past week or so preparing for a small celebration while we are in Oregon with my family for Thanksgiving.  This past summer he asked me to make him a leather pirate pouch for his belt, to which I very doubtfully replied “Uh, sure, I’ll put […]

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Life is Good

  Pat arrived home from a business trip this morning bearing the requisite business trip gifts.  Did you know that Japan makes all sorts of awesomely flavored Kit Kats?  I learned it a while back from one of my blogging friends, and when Pat told me he’d have a long-ish layover in Tokyo I of […]

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11.8.11

Muriel outside the big kids’ school The leaves around here are gorgeous right now, and I’m loving it.  Especially on sunny days like today that aren’t too chilly.  A perfect autumn day, in fact.  Speaking of perfect and autumn–Barley Stew with Tofu and Kale, based on the Buckwheat Stew from Mark Bittman’s How to Cook […]

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