Three hundred and seventy three blog posts. 175,789 page views, approximately, in the life of this blog. 145 followers, plus a handful of others who regularly comment but don't actively follow me. ~ 1 January, 2015: the Texan office ~ Projects I blogged about in 2014: Project Life: Year 4 of documenting the mundane everyday. I'll be … Continue reading Blog Review | 2014
As The Boy Child finished Year 2, The Brainy One and I decided, after much discussion, that we should tell him that he has Autism.I'd previously briefly mentioned our plan on the blog and someone (if that was you, please remind me) recommended a book called Can I tell you about Autism? It's written for … Continue reading Having That Talk
All crafters have them.Unfinished Objects and Works in Progress.I've been quietly lamenting the fact that I don't seem to have the urge currently to sit down at my desk and make stuff. You know, nothing fancy, just stuff. A scrapbook page or two.I did, however, managed to complete two small projects when I was at … Continue reading UFOs and WiPs
Sometimes you have an idea for a blog post.One of those standby blog post ideas.For the days when you can't think of anything else.And then you find that Ali was having the same idea.1. I drove the car today. I took The Boy Child to school, along with the two bags of unwanted clothes and … Continue reading Right Now …
Goodbye, August, you were awesome!We continued in our endeavour to be more.There was European travel. Plenty of European travel.Paris.Brussels.Denmark.There were Mummies and Blood Swept Lands.There was the completion of the Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt.There were postcards. Oh, so many sent and received.There were cousins to stay for a long weekend.There was ice and buckets.And oh, … Continue reading Be More | August
Hi, hi, c'mon on in!How are you? You've called at a perfect time, as the boys are on a Boys Own Adventure to Oxford for the day and we have the space to sit and chat. It's a little Autumnal outside today, isn't it? I do hope that summer isn't over just yet.What have I … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
Thanks to my recent travels, I have completed this year's Photography Scavenger Hunt list and no substitutions were required.In some cases I was able to find duplicates.Some images have been already posted here and some have been shared on facebook. But what follows is the definitive list for 2014.Numbers 8-14: #8: A tattoo on a person. … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | The Definitive List:8-14
Thanks to my recent travels, I have completed this year's Photography Scavenger Hunt list and no substitutions were required.In some cases I was able to find duplicates.Some images have been already posted here and some have been shared on facebook. But what follows is the definitive list for 2014.Numbers 1-7:#1: A sign welcoming people to … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | The Definitive List: 1-7
And so our time in beautiful Denmark is coming to an end.We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our friends.We have been overawed by the beauty of the Danish countryside.We will leave with hearts that are full.Summer 500: 286.*Farvel is Danish for goodbye.
We dragged the four kids out for a walk after supper this evening and to make things a little more exciting, we dreamt up a scavenger hunt list.We had to find: bridge, blackberries, rabbits, deer, owl pellets, stinging nettles and flat stones.Only the deer and owl pellets eluded us.Summer 500: 287.